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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 21 September 2023

Tonight and Friday.

Wind north 10 to 15 knots except northwest 25 over western sections. Wind becoming north 25 this evening then backing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday morning.

Showers ending Friday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 21 September 2023
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 21 September 2023
Saturday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots becoming northeast 15.
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 14 June 2023 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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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 West Bay of Fundy – 44490 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 14 June 2023

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 21 September 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from Newfoundland near
4926N 5355W to 5230N 4930W to 5330N 4930W to 5915N 5700W to 5955N
5120W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Sep estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5647W to Newfoundland near 5124N 5628W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 21 September 2023 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the East Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday trough located east of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today Hurricane Nigel 977 mb located at 42.5N
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing Hurricane Nigel 975 mb located
at 44.2N 39.1W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM NDT 21 September 2023 A trough of low pressure over the east cost of Newfoundland will
continue to move eastward to lie over the Grand Banks tonight. Strong
to gale force northeast to northwesterlies are expected in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle- eastern half, East Coast, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

At 12:30 PM NDT, hurricane nigel was located near latitude 42.2
north, and longitude 45.0 west, or about 420 nautical miles east
southeast of Cape Race. Maximum sustained winds are estimated at 75
knots and central pressure at 977 MB. Nigel is moving toward the
northeast at 26 knots.

Hurricane nigel will continue to drift eastward this evening before
departing the marine area. Moderate to strong north to
northwesterlies are expected in the southernmost parts of the
Southern Grand Banks as nigel passes.

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