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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 15 April 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 this afternoon then becoming variable 10 to 15 overnight. Wind variable 10 to 15 Tuesday.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today. Fog patches forming this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 15 April 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 15 April 2024
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 14 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday 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 14 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4728N 6452W to
4812N 6358W to Quebec near 4845N 6410W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Second 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 3:55 PM EDT 14 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5445W to 4600N 5415W to 4610N 4655W to 4715N 4655W to 5330N
4830W to 5445N 4940W to 5620N 4915W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5035N 5955W to Newfoundland near 4920N 5750W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 15 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located from Cabot Strait to
Cape Cod.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday trough located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM ADT 15 April 2024 Outlook for the start-up of the eastern shore lobster fishery.

Thursday..Winds northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northerly 25
late in the day. Sea state 1-2 metres.

Friday..Northerly 20 to 25 knots in the morning diminishing to 15
near noon and to light late in the day. Sea state 1 to 2 metres
diminishing to 1 or less.

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