Southwestern Shore

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 03 May 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind east 20 knots diminishing to variable 15 early this morning then becoming west 15 late this morning. Wind becoming northeast 15 this evening then increasing to east 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Periods of drizzle and fog patches ending early this morning. A few showers tonight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 03 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 03 May 2016
Thursday Wind east 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 in the morning.
Friday Wind east 15 knots.
Saturday Wind east 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 2 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 2 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 2 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4245N 4945W to 4245N 4830W to 4615N 3945W to 4730N
3930W to 5130N 4415W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 May estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Southwestern Shore

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 03 May 2016

'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 3:00 AM ADT 3 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 1007 mb located over Lurcher.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT today low 1004 mb located over Cabot Strait.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday departing low located over southern
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM ADT 3 May 2016 A low pressure system will move northeastward along the coast of
Nova Scotia today tracking into Southern Newfoundland this
Evening. An associated frontal trough extends southeastward from
This low. Strong to gale force winds prevail ahead of this low and
trough.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Eastern shore-eastern half..Sable-eastern half..East Scotian
Slope-eastern half..Fourchu....Banquereau..Laurentian Fan and Cabot
Strait.

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