Issued 03:30 PM ADT 08 April 2020
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to northeast 15 to 20 knots this evening then diminishing to light late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon and to southeast 35 Thursday evening.
Rain and fog patches Thursday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 8 April 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday
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 3:12 PM EDT 8 April 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4745N 5613W to 4510N 5550W to 4420N 4735W to 4605N 4455W to 4940N
4425W to 5330N 4800W to 5740N 5240W to 5630N 4800W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6037W to Newfoundland near 4843N 5836W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwestern ShoreIssued 3:30 PM ADT 08 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM ADT 8 April 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 995 mb located south of West Scotian
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday intensifying low 985 mb located south
of Laurentian Fan.
At 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday approaching low 978 mb located near the
Gulf of Maine.
At 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:16 PM 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
remaining areas by Friday morning. Winds could potentially reach
storm force for some eastern and northern waters.
In addition, due to a series of abnormally high astronomical tides,
this system will bring higher than normal water levels and likelihood
of coastal flooding to areas along the Bay of Fundy during high tide
late Thursday evening. A high water level warning is now in effect
for the coastlines of Fundy, Grand Manan and Lurcher.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, and West Scotian Slope.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- 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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