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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 17 April 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots except northwest 20 over western sections. Wind increasing to north 25 near midnight with gusts to 35 along the coast Thursday afternoon and evening. Wind becoming northwest 35 Thursday evening.

Showers ending Thursday morning. Snow or rain Thursday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 17 April 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 17 April 2024
Friday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20 in the morning and to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 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 17 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5013N 6313W to 4951N 6034W to
5112N 5742W to Newfoundland near 5048N 5704W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:07 PM EDT 16 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5100N 4800W to 5225N 4830W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4830W to 5800N 4525W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5019N 5954W to Newfoundland near 4920N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 17 April 2024

'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 NDT 17 April 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 1007 mb located over the East Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday low 994 mb located over the northern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:24 PM NDT 17 April 2024 A low pressure system over the East Coast of Newfoundland will move
to lie over Funk Island Bank later this afternoon. A second low
pressure system will develop over the Grand Banks this evening
absorbing the first low. Strong to gale force northerlies will
develop over northern waters this evening and begin to spread
southward Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Gulf waters, East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank - southeastern
half, and the Grand Banks.

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