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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 09 April 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 late this evening and to southeast 35 to 45 after midnight. Wind veering to southwest 35 early Friday morning then increasing to southwest 35 to 45 near noon Friday. Wind diminishing to westerly 25 to 30 Friday evening.

Rain and fog patches tonight. Showers Friday evening.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 09 April 2020
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 3 to 5 near midnight. Seas building to 4 to 6 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 09 April 2020
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 15.
Monday Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 9 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 9 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4555N 5950W to 4555N 5930W
to 4725N 6030W to 4840N 6230W to 4925N 6015W to 4730N 5925W to
Newfoundland near 4725N 5535W. Sea ice west north and east of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 4:36 PM EDT 9 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4745N 5613W to 4510N 5550W to 4350N 4810W to 4545N 4525W to 4835N
4450W to 5330N 4830W to 5740N 5240W to 5630N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6121W to Newfoundland near 4834N 5906W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

LaHave Bank

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 09 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 9 April 2020 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 978 mb located over the western Gulf
of Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 970 mb located over the Bay of Fundy.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday low 973 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM ADT 9 April 2020 An intense low pressure system will approach the marine district from
the west this evening to lie over the Bay of Fundy overnight. The low
will track into the Gulf of St. Lawrence Friday evening. Gale to
storm force easterly winds ahead of the disturbance will become
strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

In addition, due to a series of abnormally high astronomical tides,
this system will bring higher than normal water levels and a
likelihood of coastal flooding to areas along the Bay of Fundy during
high tide late this evening. This will also occur for Miramichi
northward to the Acadian Coast and the Bay of Chaleur early Friday
morning, and near noon on Friday along the coasts of iles de la
Madeleine. There may also be some minor flooding along parts of the
Northumberland Strait coast of Prince Edward Island near noon on
Friday. Finally, there may be some coastal erosion and damage due to
rough and pounding surf along east facing shorelines in the Gulf of
St. Lawrence, especially for Northern New Brunswick and iles de la

Marine interest are advised that high water level warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore,
Chaleur-Miscou and Gulf - Magdalen.

Marine interests are also advised that storm warnings are in effect
for Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti -
southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining

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