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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 November 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to southerly 20 to 25 this afternoon. Wind veering to westerly 25 to 30 overnight then diminishing to westerly 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain tonight.

Temperatures plus 2 rising to plus 10 this evening then falling to plus 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 November 2019
Sunday Wind westerly 15 knots increasing to easterly 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind westerly 30 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday 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 21 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4550N 6155W to 4840N 6045W
to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 22 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located over the
southeastern Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening trough located west of the Marine
District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located near Cape Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM AST 22 November 2019 A departing low pressure system near the Avalon Peninsula will give
way to a ridge of high pressure. Strong to gale force northerlies
over eastern waters will diminish this morning.

A deepening trough of low pressure will approach western waters
tonight and will move to lie near the Cabot Strait Saturday morning.
Winds will increase to strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the
trough then shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
All waters except Fundy and Anticosti-eastern half.

Outlook for the start of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery.

Sunday...Winds light increasing to easterly 25 to 35 knots late in
the day.
Monday...Winds westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20
In the evening.
Tuesday...Winds westerly 10 to 15 knots.

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