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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 31 March 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 25 knots veering to northerly 20 to 25 this morning then diminishing to variable 15 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light early this evening then becoming southwest 15 overnight. Wind backing to southerly 15 Saturday morning then to southeast 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Snow Saturday afternoon and evening changing to rain and fog patches. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 30 March 2023
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening then subsiding to 1 or less Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 31 March 2023
Sunday Wind west 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to west 20.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots becoming variable 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 9 tenths first-year ice near the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 30 March 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4616N 6006W to 4658N 6010W
to 4845N 6230W to 4958N 5915W to 4733N 5932W to 4727N 5823W to
Newfoundland near 4740N 5815W. Sea ice west then northeast of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths first-year ice near the Prince Edward
Island coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:35 PM EDT 30 March 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5525W to 4425N 5320W to 4400N 4700W to 4800N 4400W to 5835N
5540W to 5910N 5040W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5829W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 31 March 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Cape Breton Island.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing trough located over Laurentian
Fan extending southeastward.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over eastern Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday warm front located from the Great Lakes
to Browns Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday warm front located from the St. Lawrence
River to Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:02 AM ADT 31 March 2023 A trough of low pressure over the eastern marine district will move
to lie over the Southern Grand Banks this evening. Strong southerlies
ahead of the trough become strong to gale force northwesterlies in
its wake. These gales will begin to diminish this afternoon or
evening as a ridge of high pressure approaches from the west.

On Saturday a warm front will cross the marine district. Winds will
increase to strong southeasterlies ahead of the front and become gale
to possible storm force southwesterlies 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, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, and Laurentian Fan.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northumberland Strait - western half and Chaleur-Miscou.

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