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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 27 March 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 15 knots near midnight then veering to north 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain and fog patches changing to snow or rain Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 March 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 27 March 2015
Sunday Wind north 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water. 

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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 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4440N 6250W to 4350N
6050W to 4435N 5730W to 4725N 5725W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
4505N 6525W to 4425N 6620W Nova Scotia near 4415N 6605W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5335W to 4445N 4800W to 4445N 4700W to 4700N 4215W to 5015N
4300W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 27 March 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located southeast of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday quasi-stationary trough located southeast
of the Avalon Peninsula.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 990 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM NDT 27 March 2015 A trough of low pressure southeast of Nova Scotia will track
northeastward to lie just southeast of Newfoundland this evening,
where it will remain nearly stationary throughout the forecast
period. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure remains nearly stationary
southeast of the marine district. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will persist between these two features trough
Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, the Northern Grand Banks -
southeastern half and the Southern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port and Belle Isle Bank -
northern half.

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