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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 30 March 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind north 20 to 25 knots diminishing to east 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries beginning overnight becoming showers or flurries Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 30 March 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 30 March 2020
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday 1 tenth first-year ice except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice along parts of the coast of Cape Breton. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4510N 6125W to 4500N 6000W
to 4520N 5900W to 4725N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4710N 5525W. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 2
tenths first-year ice along parts of the coast of Cape Breton.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:35 PM EDT 30 March 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5335W to 4600N 5205W to 4445N 4700W to 4600N 4450W to 5030N
4400W to 5330N 4800W to 5800N 5500W to 5930N 5400W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 30 March 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight dissipating ridge located over New

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1002 mb located south of Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 994 mb located south of East Scotian

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM ADT 30 March 2020 A low pressure system just south of Georges Bank this evening will
move slowly to lie south of East Scotian Slope by Tuesday evening.
Strong to gale force east to northeast winds are expected ahead
And north of the low. Also over the southeastern half of
Anticosti marine region strong to gale force northeast winds
Are expected to develop overnight tonight and continue through

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank, Georges Bank, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope and
Anticosti - southeastern half.

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