LaHave Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 29 March 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 to 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 late overnight.

Snow or rain changing to a few flurries this evening and ending Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 29 March 2017
Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 early Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 29 March 2017
Friday Wind north 30 knots diminishing to north 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light increasing to easterly 20 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northeasterly 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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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 29 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4505N 6020W
to 4500N 5905W to 4555N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea
ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

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

LaHave Bank

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 29 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 8:00 PM ADT 29 March 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight deepening low 998 mb located over East
Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday deepening low 960 mb located east of
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM ADT 29 March 2017 A low pressure system will intensify tonight and Thursday as it moves
eastward across southern waters reaching Laurentian Fan Thursday
morning. 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
East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan-western half. Gale warnings are
in effect for Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West
Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian
Fan-eastern half, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait-eastern half,
Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti-eastern half.

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