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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 25 April 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 late overnight then veering to southwest 20 to 25 Thursday afternoon.

Rain beginning near midnight and ending Thursday afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches forming late overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 25 April 2018
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 3 to 5 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 25 April 2018
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southerly 25 knots.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 Roméo LeBlanc 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 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4610N 5950W to 4640N
5930W to 4840N 6115W to 5010N 5845W to 4755N 5940W to 4650N 5840W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4717N 5248W to 4515N 4700W to 4530N 4600W to 4630N 4430W to 4845N
4500W to 5015N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5913W to Newfoundland near 4957N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 25 April 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located south of Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1001 mb located southwest of New
England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday intensifying low 994 mb located north
of New Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:19 PM ADT 25 April 2018 A low pressure system will track from southwest of New England this
evening to lie over Northwestern New Brunswick Thursday evening.
Southeasterly winds are forecast near 30 knots for the entire marine
district on Thursday. These winds are currently forecast to remain
below gale force. However, should this system intensify more than
expected at this time, gale warnings may need to be issued tonight.

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