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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 24 November 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 45 knots veering to northwest 45 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Wednesday morning then backing to southwest 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries ending overnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray late this evening overnight and Wednesday morning.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 4 near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 November 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 24 November 2020
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 EDT 25 May 2020

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 24 November 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5136N 5643W to 5200N 5330W to 5500N 5200W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 3:30 PM NST 24 November 2020

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 3:30 PM NST 24 November 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 8:00 PM NST 24 November 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 970 mb located over
southern Labrador Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday low 955 mb located south of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday high located over Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday high located over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM NST 24 November 2020 An intense low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will move
to lie south of Greenland on Wednesday. Gale to storm force
southwesterlies will shift to northwesterlies tonight as the low
pulls away. Over Belle Isle Bank winds will increase to storm to
hurricane force northwesterlies tonight. Winds will gradually
diminish on Wednesday as the low continues to move away and a ridge
of high pressure approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Belle Isle Bank. Storm warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast and Funk Island
Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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