Marine Forecasts for the Maritimes


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FQCN13 CWHX 180843 AAA
Updated marine forecasts for the Maritimes issued by Environment
Canada at 4:43 a.m. AST Thursday 18 January 2018 for today tonight
and Friday.
The next scheduled forecast will be issued at 10:00 a.m. AST.

Fog implies visibility less than 1 mile.

East Scotian Slope.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwesterly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this
 morning then increasing to northeast 20 to 25 this evening. Wind
 increasing to northeast 35 late overnight then diminishing to north
 25 Friday morning. Wind backing to northwesterly 15 to 20 Friday
 evening. Showers ending this afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms.
 Rain beginning this evening and changing to a few showers or a few
 flurries Friday afternoon and ending Friday evening. Fog patches
 dissipating this morning.

Remainder unchanged.

End
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FQCN13 CWHX 180700
Marine forecasts for the Maritimes issued by Environment Canada at
3:00 a.m. AST Thursday 18 January 2018 for today tonight and Friday.
The next scheduled forecast will be issued at 10:00 a.m. AST.

Fog implies visibility less than 1 mile.

Fundy
Grand Manan.
Wind northeasterly 10 to 15 knots backing to northwest 15 this
 morning then veering to north 10 to 15 Friday morning. Wind
 diminishing to light Friday afternoon. A few flurries beginning this
 morning and ending this afternoon. Temperatures plus 1 falling to
 minus 4 Friday morning.

Lurcher.
Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots backing to northwest 15 this morning
 then veering to northerly 20 this evening. Wind backing to northwest
 15 Friday morning. A few showers or a few flurries today. Flurries
 beginning Friday morning. Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 1
 Friday morning.

Browns Bank.
Wind northwest 15 knots veering to northerly 20 this evening then
 backing to northwest 15 Friday morning. A few showers today. A few
 flurries beginning Friday morning. Temperatures plus 8 falling
 to zero Friday evening.

Georges Bank
West Scotian Slope.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northerly 15 this morning
 then increasing to northeast 20 to 25 this afternoon. Wind
 increasing to northeast 35 this evening then diminishing to
 northwest 25 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to northwesterly 15 to
 20 Friday evening. A few showers today. Rain beginning this evening
 changing to a few showers Friday morning and ending Friday evening.

Southwestern Shore.
Wind northwest 15 knots veering to northerly 20 near midnight then
 backing to northwest 15 near noon Friday. A few showers or a few
 flurries this afternoon. Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 3
 Friday morning.

LaHave Bank.
Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 early this
 morning then veering to northerly 20 this evening. Wind backing to
 northwest 15 Friday morning. A few showers today. A few flurries
 beginning Friday morning. Temperatures plus 8 falling to zero Friday
 evening.

Eastern Shore
Sable.
Wind southerly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to west 20 this morning
 then veering to northwesterly 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to
 north 20 to 25 after midnight then diminishing to northwest 15
 Friday afternoon. Showers and fog patches ending this morning.
 Temperatures plus 2 to plus 7 falling to minus 3 to zero Friday
 morning.

East Scotian Slope.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwesterly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this
 morning then increasing to northeast 20 to 25 this evening. Wind
 increasing to northeast 35 overnight then diminishing to north 25
 Friday morning. Wind backing to northwesterly 15 to 20 Friday
 evening. Showers ending this afternoon. Rain beginning this evening
 and changing to a few showers or a few flurries Friday afternoon and
 ending Friday evening. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Fourchu.
Wind southerly 30 knots except northeast 15 along the coast. Wind
 diminishing to southwest 25 early this morning and to northwest 15
 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to northerly 20 to 25
 overnight then diminishing to northwest 15 Friday evening. Rain or
 snow and fog patches ending early this morning. Temperatures plus 1
 falling to minus 4 Friday afternoon.

Banquereau.
Wind southeasterly 30 knots veering to southwest 25 this morning then
 diminishing to northwest 15 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to
 northerly 25 Friday morning. Periods of snow or rain changing to
 showers and fog patches early this morning and ending near midnight.
 Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation and 1 mile or less in
 fog patches. Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 1 Friday
 afternoon.

Laurentian Fan.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 early this
 afternoon then increasing to northeast 20 to 25 near midnight. Wind
 increasing to northeast 35 Friday morning then diminishing to north
 25 Friday evening. Showers and fog patches today and early this
 evening. Risk of thunderstorms this afternoon. Rain beginning
 overnight changing to showers or flurries Friday evening.

Cabot Strait - southern half.
Wind east 20 knots becoming variable 20 early this morning then
 diminishing to northwest 15 near noon. Wind increasing to northerly
 20 to 25 overnight then diminishing to northwest 15 Friday evening.
 Snow changing to snow or rain early this morning and ending this
 morning. A few flurries beginning Friday morning. Fog patches
 dissipating late this morning. Temperatures plus 1 falling to
 minus 4 Friday afternoon.

Cabot Strait - northern half.
Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots with gusts to 45 in the Wreckhouse area
 early this morning. Wind diminishing to variable 15 this morning
 then increasing to northwest 25 this afternoon and locally gusts to
 35 along the Newfoundland coast this evening. Wind diminishing to
 northerly 20 Friday morning. Snow ending this morning. Flurries
 beginning this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
 Risk of freezing spray Friday. Temperatures zero falling to minus 5
 Friday morning.

Northumberland Strait - eastern half.
Wind easterly 20 knots diminishing to westerly 15 this morning then
 veering to northwest 15 this evening. Wind northwest 15 Friday. Snow
 ending this morning. A few flurries late this afternoon and this
 evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation. Temperatures
 minus 1 falling to minus 7 Friday evening.

Northumberland Strait - western half
Chaleur - Miscou.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming west 15 this morning then
 veering to northwest 10 to 15 overnight. Wind diminishing to light
 Friday evening. Periods of snow ending this morning. Visibility 1
 mile or less in snow. Temperatures minus 7 falling to minus 13 this
 morning then rising to minus 8 this afternoon. Temperatures falling
 to minus 16 Friday evening.

Gulf - Magdalen.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots becoming west 15 this morning then
 increasing to west 20 to 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to
 northwest 15 Friday morning. Snow changing to a few flurries this
 morning and ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in
 precipitation. Over open water freezing spray beginning this
 afternoon and ending Friday morning. Temperatures minus 1 falling to
 minus 10 Friday morning.

Anticosti.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Wind southerly 15 knots veering to west 15 late this morning then
 increasing to northwest 25 early this evening with gusts to 35 in
 the Honguedo Strait. Wind diminishing to northwesterly 20 Friday
 morning and to northwest 15 near noon Friday. Periods of snow ending
 this evening. A few flurries beginning Friday afternoon. Visibility
 1 mile or less in snow. Over open water freezing spray beginning
 this evening and ending near noon Friday. Temperatures minus 8
 falling to minus 17 Friday morning.

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