Southwestern Shore

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 26 May 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind east 30 knots with gusts to 35 diminishing to southwest 25 near noon and to variable 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to north 15 to 20 after midnight then becoming northeast 15 Saturday afternoon.

Periods of rain ending early Saturday morning. Risk of thunderstorms late this morning and this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 26 May 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 May 2017
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5040N 5920W to Newfoundland near
5000N 5745W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5634W to 4445N 5545W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4729W to 4445N
4600W to 4730N 4600W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W then from Anticosti
Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6145W to Newfoundland near 4736N
5913W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Southwestern Shore

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 26 May 2017

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:00 AM ADT 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 996 mb located over Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 994 mb located over southwestern
Nova Scotia.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday low 998 mb located east of the Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:37 AM ADT 26 May 2017 A low pressure system approaching from Cape Cod is forecast
To lie over Southwestern Nova Scotia this evening and track south
Of Newfoundland on Saturday. Strong to possibly gale force winds
Are expected with the low.

Marine interests are advised that higher than normal water
Levels are expected at high tides tonight.
A high water level warning may be required for coastal areas of
Southwestern Nova Scotia, the New Brunswick coastline of bay of
Fundy and Bay of Chaleur.

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