Issued 03:00 AM ADT 08 April 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind light increasing to south 10 to 15 knots this afternoon then backing to easterly 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to light Thursday morning then increasing to north 20 near noon Thursday. Wind veering to east 15 Thursday evening.
Periods of rain this afternoon and this evening. Showers Thursday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 7 April 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4555N 5950W to 4555N 5930W
to 4725N 6030W to 4840N 6230W to 4925N 6015W to 4730N 5925W to 4725N
5710W to 4635N 5620W then eastward. Sea ice west north and east of
the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 4:40 PM EDT 7 April 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4745N 5613W to 4510N 5550W to 4455N 4655W to 4621N 4510W to 4940N
4425W to 5330N 4800W to 5830N 5430W to 5630N 4800W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6037W to Newfoundland near 4904N 5824W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM ADT 8 April 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 998 mb located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight intensifying low 990 mb located south of
East Scotian Slope.
At 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday intensifying low 978 mb located west of
At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT today departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:51 AM ADT 8 April 2020 An intense low pressure system will approach the marine district from
the west late Thursday and into Friday. Gale force winds will begin
over the western marine areas Thursday evening then spread over most
areas by Friday morning. Winds could potentially reach storms for
some eastern and northern waters.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings have been issued for
Lurcher, Browns Bank and Georges Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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