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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind north 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this morning and to light this evening. Wind increasing to east 15 Wednesday afternoon and to east 25 Wednesday evening.

Light snow ending early this morning. Flurries beginning Wednesday morning and changing to showers and flurries Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2 rising to plus 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 16 January 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 this morning and to 1 this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind west 20 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free except open water along the coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4555N
5935W to 4645N 5955W to 4725N 5910W to 4805N 6155W to 4840N 6145W.
Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4840N 6145W to 4910N 6125W to 4945N
6155W to 4950N 5955W to 5030N 5805W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4800N 5915W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except open water along the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5430N 5300W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1014 mb located over East Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 1010 mb located east of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Labrador to New England.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM AST 16 January 2018 A low pressure system located over East Scotian Slope at issue time
will track northeastward to lie east of Newfoundland by this
afternoon. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the low shift to
strong to gale force northerlies behind it. Winds diminish to
moderate to strong northerlies later today as the low pulls away and
eventually to light to moderate northerlies as high pressure builds
in.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable,
East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, and Laurentian Fan.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti -
southeastern half.

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