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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 November 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming light near midnight then increasing to northeast 15 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain Wednesday evening. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating overnight. Fog patches reforming Wednesday evening.

Temperatures near plus 5.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 November 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 15.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 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 19 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 3:30 PM AST 19 November 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 995 mb located over southwestern
Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 996 mb located over
northeastern Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 1007 mb located east of
Cape Hatteras.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Wednesday low 995 mb located near West Scotian
Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:14 PM AST 19 November 2019 Strong north to westerly winds behind a low pressure system tracking
over Newfoundland will diminish this evening over northern and
eastern marine waters.

A second low pressure system will develop near Cape Hatteras tonight
and move northward to lie over the slope waters on Wednesday.
This storm will bring gale force northeasterlies to the southern
marine district on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, Sable, East Scotian Slope,
Banquereau - southern half, and Laurentian Fan - northern half.

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