Marine Forecasts for the Maritimes


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FQCN13 CWHX 160000
Marine forecasts for the Maritimes issued by Environment Canada at
8:00 p.m. AST Friday 15 December 2017 for tonight and Saturday.
The next scheduled forecast will be issued at 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday.

Fog implies visibility less than 1 mile.

Fundy
Grand Manan.
Wind light increasing to northeast 15 knots late overnight then
 backing to north 20 late Saturday morning. Wind backing to northwest
 25 early Saturday evening. A few flurries beginning late overnight.
 Risk of freezing spray Saturday late in the day. Temperatures near
 minus 3.

Lurcher
Southwestern Shore.
Wind west 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 this evening then
 increasing to northeasterly 20 early Saturday morning. Wind backing
 to northwest 25 near noon Saturday. Periods of snow or rain
 beginning late this evening changing to a few flurries near noon
 Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation. Temperatures
 near plus 1.

Browns Bank
LaHave Bank.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this evening then
 increasing to northerly 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to
 northwesterly 35 near noon Saturday. Periods of rain or snow
 beginning late this evening changing to a few flurries Saturday
 afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Georges Bank
West Scotian Slope.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to easterly 15 to 20 knots near midnight and to
 northwest 25 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 40
 late Saturday morning. Rain changing to a few showers near noon
 Saturday.

Eastern Shore - western half
Sable - western half.
Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight then
 increasing to northeast 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to north
 25 to 30 early Saturday morning then backing to northwest 30
 Saturday evening. Snow or rain beginning after midnight changing to
 a few flurries near noon Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in
 precipitation. Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 2 Saturday
 evening.

Eastern Shore - eastern half
Sable - eastern half
Fourchu.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late this evening and
 to light after midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 15 to 20 early
 Saturday morning and to northeast 30 late Saturday morning. Wind
 increasing to northerly 35 near noon Saturday then diminishing to
 northwest 25 to 30 late Saturday afternoon. Snow or rain beginning
 late overnight changing to a few flurries early Saturday afternoon.
 Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation. Temperatures plus 2
 falling to minus 2 Saturday evening.

East Scotian Slope - western half.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to east 15 to 20 knots after midnight then
 backing to north 25 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to
 northwest 35 near noon Saturday. Rain at times heavy beginning after
 midnight changing to a few showers late Saturday morning. Risk of
 thunderstorms overnight and Saturday.

East Scotian Slope - eastern half.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this evening then
 increasing to east 20 after midnight. Wind increasing to
 northeasterly 25 to 35 late overnight and to northwest 40 to 50
 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 35 near noon
 Saturday. Rain at times heavy beginning after midnight changing to a
 few showers late Saturday morning. Risk of thunderstorms overnight
 and Saturday.

Banquereau - northwestern half.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 25 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 20 after midnight
 and to light early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 20
 to 25 late Saturday morning and to northerly 35 near noon Saturday.
 Wind diminishing to northwest 30 early Saturday evening. Snow
 beginning late overnight changing to a few flurries Saturday
 evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation. Temperatures
 near plus 2.

Banquereau - southeastern half.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 near midnight and
 to light late overnight. Wind increasing to east 25 early Saturday
 morning and to northeast 35 to 45 near noon Saturday. Wind becoming
 northwest 40 to 50 Saturday afternoon then diminishing to northwest
 30 early Saturday evening. Rain at times heavy beginning late
 overnight with a risk of thunderstorms changing to a few flurries or
 a few showers early Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in
 precipitation.

Laurentian Fan.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late this evening then
 increasing to southeast 20 after midnight. Wind increasing to east
 30 early Saturday morning and to southeast 35 to 45 late Saturday
 morning. Wind increasing to northwest 50 near noon Saturday then
 diminishing to northwest 35 Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to
 northwest 25 to 30 Saturday evening. Rain at times heavy beginning
 late overnight with a risk of thunderstorms changing to a few
 showers Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Cabot Strait.
Gale warning in effect.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 near
 midnight and to southwest 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to
 light early Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 20 early
 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 30 Saturday
 evening. A few flurries ending late overnight. Flurries beginning
 near noon Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries. Freezing
 spray beginning Saturday evening. Temperatures near minus 2.

Northumberland Strait.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late this evening and
 to light late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 15 Saturday
 morning and to northwest 20 early Saturday afternoon. Wind
 increasing to northwest 30 Saturday evening. A few flurries
 beginning near noon Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
 Freezing spray beginning Saturday evening. Temperatures near
 minus 3.

Gulf - Magdalen.
Gale warning in effect.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to west 25 near midnight and to
 west 15 late overnight. Wind veering to northwest 15 Saturday
 morning then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 late Saturday
 afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 30 Saturday evening. A few
 flurries ending late overnight. Flurries beginning Saturday
 afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries. Freezing spray
 ending after midnight. Freezing spray beginning Saturday evening.
 Temperatures near minus 5.

Chaleur - Miscou.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Wind west 25 knots with gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind diminishing
 to west 15 near midnight then veering to northwest 20 early Saturday
 afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 Saturday evening.
 Freezing spray ending near midnight. Freezing spray beginning
 Saturday afternoon. Temperatures near minus 8.

Anticosti.
Gale warning in effect.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Wind westerly 35 knots with gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind
 diminishing to westerly 20 to 25 near midnight then veering to
 northwest 20 near noon Saturday with gusts to 30 in the Honguedo
 Strait. Wind becoming northwest 30 early Saturday evening with gusts
 to 40 in the Honguedo Strait. A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or
 less in flurries. Freezing spray. Temperatures near minus 7.

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