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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 March 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots near noon and to southeast 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to easterly 35 Monday morning.

Periods of rain and fog patches tonight and Monday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 29 March 2020
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 March 2020
Tuesday Wind northeast 40 knots diminishing to northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20.
Thursday Wind northerly 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 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 Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 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 28 March 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4510N 6125W to 4440N 6020W
to 4520N 5900W to 4600N 5835W to 4725N 5900W to Newfoundland near
4710N 5525W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 March 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 29 March 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 999 mb located over the southern
Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 1002 mb located south of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located from New Brunswick to
Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Monday ridge located from Labrador to Sable Island.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight approaching low 1006 mb located southwest
of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM ADT 29 March 2020 A low pressure system over the Southern Grand Banks will slowly move
southeastward today. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over
eastern portions of Laurentian Fan and Banquereau overnight are
expected to diminish throughout the forecast period.

Meanwhile, a low pressure system will approach the district from the
southwest Sunday night. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds are
expected ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank - northern half, Banquereau -
eastern half and Laurentian Fan - eastern half.

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