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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 01 April 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots veering to easterly 25 this afternoon then backing to northeasterly 30 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 35 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of rain and fog patches.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 01 April 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening and to 5 to 7 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 01 April 2020
Friday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday 1 tenth first-year ice. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 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 31 March 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:19 PM EDT 31 March 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5556W to 4500N 5250W to 4445N 4700W to 4600N 4450W to 5030N
4345W to 5330N 4800W to 5800N 5500W to 5930N 5400W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 01 April 2020

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 1 April 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 996 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying low 990 mb located off Cape
Hatteras.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 979 mb located south of West Scotian
Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM ADT 1 April 2020 A low pressure system will approach from the southwest today and
tonight and stall south of West Scotian Slope on Thursday. Strong
easterlies ahead of the low will increase to gale to near storm force
east to northeasterlies as the low approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East
Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, and Laurentian Fan.

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