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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 April 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind north 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this morning then becoming southwest 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light late this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 28 April 2016
Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 April 2016
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots backing to east 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2016 Today Tonight and Friday 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 April 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4725N 6450W to
4750N 6430W to 4840N 6405W to Gaspe Peninsula near 4845N 6410W. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Second 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 28 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4400N 4945W to 4400N 4745W to 4515N 4245W to 4700N
4130W to 4845N 4215W to 5000N 4315W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr 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 ADT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today deepening low 985 mb located over Labrador
Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 979 mb located near Labrador Coast.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over the western Marine
District.
By 1:00 p.m. ADT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low located southwest of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM ADT 29 April 2016 A low pressure system will deepen and approach the Labrador coast
today as a ridge of high pressure settles over the southern marine
district. Strong to gale force westerly winds will develop this
morning over the Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence waters and diminish
overnight tonight as the low begins to track eastward.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Anticosti-northeastern half.

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