Sable

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 March 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 20 to 25 knots backing to northeast 30 this evening then increasing to north 40 overnight. Wind backing to northwest 45 Thursday morning.

A few showers changing to rain this morning then to rain or snow early this evening. Periods of snow Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 28 March 2017
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning then building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 March 2017
Friday Wind north 30 to 40 knots diminishing to north 25 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind northeasterly 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6015W 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 28 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4715N 5259W to 4630N 4700W to 4715N 4400W to 5000N 4400W to 5145N
4545W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 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

Sable

Issued 03:00 AM 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 3:00 AM ADT 29 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today weakening low located south of Laurentian
Fan.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today deepening low 1002 mb located over West
Scotian Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday deepening low 980 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM ADT 29 March 2017 A low pressure system will approach the district from the southwest
today then intensify tonight and Thursday as it moves to lie over
Laurentian Fan Thursday morning. Strong to gale northeasterlies
developing 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 george's 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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