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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 02 April 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots increasing to northeast 35 to 45 near midnight then becoming northeast 35 Friday morning.

Periods of rain ending Friday morning. Fog patches dissipating this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 02 April 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning and to 5 to 7 late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 02 April 2020
Saturday Wind northeast 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 2 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday 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 2 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4550N 6010W to 4545N 5900W
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 3:30 PM ADT 02 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 2 April 2020 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 972 mb located over southern West
Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 972 mb located over Georges Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 975 mb located west of Georges Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday low 988 mb located southwest of Georges
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:24 PM ADT 2 April 2020 A low pressure system over the Southern West Scotian Slope will
continue slowly westward into Georges Bank tonight. The low will then
move southwestward away from the district later on Friday. Gale to
near storm force northeasterlies will continue over the southern
marine district this afternoon and overnight while strong to gale
force northeasterlies build elsewhere. Winds will gradually diminish
late on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northumberland Strait, Chaleur - Miscou, and Anticosti
- northwestern half.

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