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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 March 2023

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to southwest 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening then veering to northwest 15 overnight. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 5 this afternoon then falling to minus 1 near noon Wednesday. Temperatures rising to plus 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 March 2023
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon then veering to southwest 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.
Saturday Wind north 15 to 20 knots veering to easterly 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 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 20 March 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4557N 5947W to 4620N 5930W
to 4845N 6230W to 5000N 5845W to 4730N 5940W to Newfoundland near
4711N 5528W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 21 March 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 982 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located from the East Coast of the
U.S. to West Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday ridge located from the East Coast of
the U.S. to Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located over the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday trough located over Cape Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM ADT 21 March 2023 Strong to gale force westerlies will diminish today as a low
northeast of Newfoundland moves out into the mid Atlantic.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - northern half, Cabot Strait, and Gulf-Magdalen -
northeastern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Chaleur - Miscou and Anticosti.

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