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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 February 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to southeast 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 30 early this evening and to south 40 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 30 Wednesday morning and to west 20 near noon Wednesday. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Wednesday afternoon.

Snow or rain beginning this evening becoming rain near midnight and ending near noon Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Risk of freezing spray this morning.

Temperatures minus 3 falling to minus 9 this morning then rising to plus 7 overnight. Temperatures falling to plus 2 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 17 February 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 February 2020
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 17 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4535N 5945W to 4540N 5815W to 4730N 5955W to Newfoundland
near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4825N 4850W to 5100N 4800W to 5530N 5130W to 6000N
5700W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4530W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

LaHave Bank

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 February 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying trough located near Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday intensifying trough located from
Anticosti Island to West Scotian Slope.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located from Newfoundland to
East Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday departing trough located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM AST 18 February 2020 A ridge will cross the district to lie over easternmost waters this
evening. Strong to possibly gale force northwesterlies ahead of the
ridge will diminish today.

Meanwhile a second trough will approach from the west to lie over New
England this evening. This trough will push east across the district
on Wednesday. Winds between the ridge and this trough will increase
to strong to gale force southerlies. Strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies will develop in the wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that storm force wind warnings are in
effect for Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait - southern
half. Gale warnings are in effect for all other waters except Fundy
and Northumberland Strait - western half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore - eastern
half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf -
Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti.

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