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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 30 March 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 45 knots diminishing to north 35 early Friday morning and to north 25 Friday evening.

Periods of snow ending near noon Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 30 March 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 March 2017
Saturday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeasterly 20 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday 2 tenths of first-year ice except 7 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice near the Cape Breton Island coast. 

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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 Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 30 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4500N 6030W
to 4500N 5905W to 4555N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea
ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths of first-year ice except 7 tenths of grey-white ice
including 2 tenths of first-year ice near the Cape Breton Island
coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5300W to 4515N 4900W to 4515N 4600W to 4700N 4330W to 5000N
4330W to 5145N 4530W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4856N 5830W to Quebec near 5012N 6039W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 10:00 AM ADT 30 March 2017

'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 10:00 AM ADT 30 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 982 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 960 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located over the western Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM ADT 30 March 2017 A low pressure system will continue to intensify today as it moves
eastward to lie over the Southern Grand Banks by this evening. Strong
to gale northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm
north or northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Sable, East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in
effect for Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West
Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait-eastern half, Gulf-Magdalen and
Anticosti-eastern half.

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