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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 12 November 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 30 knots increasing to south 35 early this evening with gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 25 after midnight then veering to northwest 30 near noon Wednesday.

Rain beginning near noon changing to flurries Wednesday afternoon. Fog patches forming near noon and dissipating near midnight.

Temperatures plus 9 falling to zero Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 12 November 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 5 late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 November 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15 in the afternoon and to light late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 30.
Saturday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4920N 6720W to 4920N 6705W to
Quebec near 5015N 6550W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 12 November 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5100N 5200W to 5100N 4830W to 5200N 4730W to
5530N 5400W to 6100N 5900W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4800W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 10:00 AM AST 12 November 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 12 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today warm front from 1005 mb low located from
Grand Manan to Cabot Strait.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday warm front from 994 mb low located on
a line northeast-southwest over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today cold front from 1005 mb low located over
the East Coast of the U.S.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday cold front from 994 mb low located from
Anticosti Island to West Scotian Slope.

By 3:30 p.m. AST Wednesday cold front located on a line north-south
over Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:09 AM AST 12 November 2019 A low pressure system currently lying over Southeastern Maine will
track over Southern New Brunswick this afternoon and into the Gulf of
St. Lawrence by early Wednesday morning. A strong warm front
extending from the low through the Gulf of St. Lawrence will give
strong to gale force southwesterlies south of the front and strong to
gale force northeasterlies to its north. On Wednesday, most regions
will see strong to gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low,
especially over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore - eastern half,
Fourchu, Banquereau - northern half, Cabot Strait, Northumberland
Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou, and Anticosti.

Outlook for the start-up of the Southwest New Brunswick lobster
fishery.

Lfa36 today..Winds southwest 25 near shifting to northwest 20 to 25
late this evening. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 metres this
afternoon with choppy seas as winds blow against the ebbing tide.

Wednesday..Winds northwest 25 to 30 knots. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Thursday..Winds northwest 20 becoming light early in the morning then
increasing to southwest 15 in the evening. Seas less than 1 metre.

Friday..Winds southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 30
early in the morning. Seas 1 metre or less increasing to 1 to 2 in
the morning and 2 to 3 in the afternoon. Choppy seas in the
afternoon.

Lfa38 today..Winds south 25 to 30 veering to southwest 25 early this
afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 25 this evening. Seas 1 to 2
metres building to 2 to 3 metres this afternoon with choppy seas as
winds blow against the ebbing tide.

Wednesday..Winds northwest 25 to 30 knots. Seas 2 metres.

Thursday..Winds northwest 20 becoming light early in the morning then
increasing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon and southwest 20 to
25 late in the day. Seas less than 1 metre.

Friday..Winds southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 in
the morning. Seas 1 to 2 metres increasing to 2 to 3 near noon.
Choppy seas in the afternoon.

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