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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 02 May 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind west 10 to 15 knots becoming light this evening then increasing to east 20 to 25 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to east 30 Tuesday afternoon then diminishing to south 15 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning Tuesday morning. Fog banks forming Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 01 May 2016
Tonight and Monday Seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 02 May 2016
Wednesday Wind light becoming west 15 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25.
Friday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday 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 1 May 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5000N 6650W to 5000N 6000W to
5120N 5720W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5725W. Sea ice north and east
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4315N 4945W to 4315N 4830W to 4600N 3945W to 4700N
3945W to 5130N 4430W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 May estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 2 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 996 mb located southeast of
the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 990 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday approaching low 1008 mb located over
southern Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NDT 2 May 2016 A low pressure system just southeast of the Grand Banks will move
away from the marine district today. Gale force northerlies near the
low will diminish by this afternoon as the low departs. Marine
interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
northern and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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