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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 31 March 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Chance of showers late this evening.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 2 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 31 March 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 31 March 2015
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind east 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 8 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice in bays of 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 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4445N
6100W to 4430N 5800W to 4600N 5700W to 4730N 5800W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of
grey-white ice in bays of the eastern section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 31 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located from Cabot Strait to
Laurentian Fan.
By midnight ADT tonight trough located on a line east-west over
southern Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday deepening low 995 mb located south of
West Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Wednesday low 983 mb located near Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM ADT 31 March 2015 A trough of low pressure over the eastern marine district will
continue to move eastward this evening to lie over Southern
Newfoundland tonight. Over eastern waters strong to gale force
southerlies ahead of the trough shift to strong to gale force
westerlies over most waters in its wake.

Meanwhile a low pressure system is forecast to develop overnight to
lie just south of West Scotian Slope Wednesday morning. It will
deepen as it moves northeastward to lie over Laurentian Fan Wednesday
evening. Gale force northeasterlies are expected ahead of this low
with gale force northwesterlies in its wake. These northwesterlies
could briefly reach storm force.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for georges
Bank..West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore - eastern half..Sable -
Eastern half..East Scotian Slope..Fourchu..Banquereau and Laurentian
Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait and all
Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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