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Ice Forecasts for the Gulf of St. Lawrence


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FICN17 CWIS 061345
Ice forecasts for the Gulf of St. Lawrence issued by Environment
Canada at 10:00 a.m. EDT Monday 6 April 2020 for today tonight and
Tuesday.
The next scheduled forecasts will be issued at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday.

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4550N 6005W to 4610N
5855W to 4745N 6120W to the Gaspe Peninsula near 4845N 6405W. Sea
ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4925N 6725W to Anticosti
Island near 4955N 6420W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4915N 6200W to
4730N 5920W to Newfoundland near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
Anticosti - northwestern half.
Open water except 8 tenths first-year ice in some bays.

Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
Pointe a Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
Tadoussac to Pointe a Michel.
Ice free.

Fundy
Grand Manan
Lurcher
Browns Bank
Georges Bank
Southwestern Shore
Lahave Bank
West Scotian Slope
Eastern Shore
Sable
East Scotian Slope
Laurentian Fan
Banquereau
Fourchu
Halifax Harbour and Approaches.
Ice free.

Cabot Strait - northern half
Gulf - Magdalen.
Open water.

Cabot Strait - southern half.
Open water except 7 tenths first-year ice along parts of the coast.

Northumberland Strait
Chaleur - Miscou.
Open water except 5 tenths first-year ice along parts of the coast.

Anticosti - southeastern half.
Open water except 1 tenth first-year ice in the extreme northeastern
section.

Gulf - Port au Port.
Bergy water except 5 tenths first-year ice in the northern section.

Northeast Gulf.
Special ice warning in effect.
1 tenth first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the
northwestern section. Difficult ice conditions in the pack ice today
and Tuesday.

Southwest Coast.
Open water.

Contact ECAREG Canada via a Marine Communications and Traffic
Services Centre, for routing advice. The Gulf Ice Analysis chart can
be copied on 6915.1 KHZ at 1121 UTC and on 4416 KHZ at 2200 UTC.

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