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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 15 April 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeasterly 15 to 20 near midnight then veering to east 20 to 25 Friday morning. Wind increasing to east 30 Friday afternoon.

Periods of rain Friday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 15 April 2021
Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 15 April 2021
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 25 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 20.
Monday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 15 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4703N 6449W to
4720N 6412W to 4805N 6356W to Quebec near 4850N 6413W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5005N 6146W to 4954N
6000W to 5054N 5807W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5732W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 15 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4703N 5258W to 4715N 5045W to 5110N 4850W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5830W to 6030N 5150W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5126N 5710W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5704W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 15 April 2021 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located from Anticosti Island to
West Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday weakening ridge located over the central
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday trough located southwest of the Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday trough located south of Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM ADT 15 April 2021 A trough of low pressure will approach the southwestern marine
district Friday morning and will move to lie south of Nova Scotia by
evening. Strong to gale force easterly winds will develop ahead of
the trough then shift to strong westerlies south of it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank and West Scotian Slope.

Outlook for the start-up of the eastern shore lobster fishery.

Sunday...Winds variable 10 to 15 knots becoming westerly 15 to 20 in
The afternoon. Sea state near 2 metres.
Monday...Winds westerly 20 to 25 knots. Sea state near 2 metres.

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