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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 27 March 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northerly 15 to 20 this evening and to north 25 Saturday morning.

Periods of rain and fog patches. Risk of thunderstorms late this morning and this afternoon changing to periods of snow after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 27 March 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 27 March 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Monday Wind light becoming south 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 10 to 15 knots veering to southwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 1 tenth of first-year ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the eastern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert 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 Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4440N 6250W to 4350N
6050W to 4435N 5730W to 4725N 5725W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
4505N 6525W to 4425N 6620W Nova Scotia near 4415N 6605W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth of first-year ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the
eastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5335W to 4445N 4800W to 4445N 4700W to 4715N 4230W to 5000N
4300W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over East Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM ADT 27 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over Nova Scotia is forecast to move to lie
over the slope waters tonight then become nearly stationary. Strong
to gale force southwesterlies ahead of the trough will become strong
to gale force north to northeasterlies tonight and Saturday in the
wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank..Georges Bank..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Sable..
East Scotian Slope..Southeastern half of Banquereau and Laurentian
Fan.

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