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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 03 April 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots with gusts to 50 along the coast late this morning and this afternoon. Wind becoming northeast 35 near midnight then diminishing to northeast 25 to 30 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 20 Saturday afternoon and to northeast 15 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain ending overnight. Fog patches dissipating this evening.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 03 April 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 Saturday morning and to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 03 April 2020
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light increasing to westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 April 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 3 April 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4550N 6005W to 4545N 5900W
to 4725N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 4:15 PM EDT 2 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5556W to 4500N 5400W to 4440N 4715W to 4600N 4450W to 4900N
4405W to 5225N 4630W to 5330N 4800W to 5800N 5500W to 5930N 5400W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4834N 5909W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Shore

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 03 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 Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 3 April 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 980 mb located west of Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing low 990 mb located southwest
of Georges Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the St. Lawrence River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:42 AM ADT 3 April 2020 A low pressure system west of Georges Bank will drift southwestward
away from the district throughout the forecast period. Gale to near
storm force northeasterlies over southern waters and strong to gale
force northeasterlies over northern regions will gradually diminish
tonight and Saturday as the low tracks further away from the district
and a ridge pushes down from the north.

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

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