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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 26 April 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to westerly 20 this afternoon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming southeast 15 near noon Monday then backing to northeast 15 Monday evening.

Periods of snow with a risk of freezing rain changing to a few flurries or a few showers near noon. Fog patches.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 26 April 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 metre building to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 April 2015
Tuesday Wind northerly 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 20 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 3 tenths of first-year ice along parts of the shore. 

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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 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4600N 5810W
to 4725N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths of first-year ice along parts of the
shore.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4345N 4930W to 4345N 4815W to 4600N 3800W to 4630N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5045N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5039N 5929W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

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Issued 10:00 AM ADT 26 April 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 10:00 AM ADT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 990 mb located over Banquereau.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Monday low 994 mb located over Nova Scotia.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT Monday dissipating low 996 mb located over West
Scotian Slope.

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