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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 05 May 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots veering to westerly 15 to 20 early this evening then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight then backing to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Chance of showers overnight and Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 05 May 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 05 May 2015
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots veering to north 20 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light becoming southerly 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water. 

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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 5 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4600N 5950W to
4555N 5925W to 4630N 5830W to 4800N 6000W to 4825N 6120W to Gaspe
Peninsula near 4820N 6440W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6000W to 5005N
5930W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5730W. Sea ice north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5443W to 4530N 5400W to 4145N 5015W to 4145N 4830W to 4600N
4200W to 4800N 4200W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Quebec near
5013N 5959W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

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Issued 3:30 PM ADT 05 May 2015

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 3:30 PM ADT 5 May 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday departing trough located southeast of
the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today high 1029 mb located over the Great Lakes.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Wednesday high 1026 mb located near Georges Bank.

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