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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 17 April 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeasterly 20 to 25 this afternoon and to variable 15 overnight. Wind increasing to northwesterly 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon.

Periods of rain changing to flurries or showers Sunday evening. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 16 April 2021
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 17 April 2021
Monday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind westerly 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwesterly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5016N 5954W to 5042N 5838W to
Newfoundland near 5042N 5725W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 16 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4800N 5135W to 5250N 5025W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5127N 5733W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5705W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 17 April 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 17 April 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 996 mb located west of Lurcher.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 998 mb located over LaHave Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday low 996 mb located near Cape Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM ADT 17 April 2021 A slow moving low pressure system currently west of Lurcher will move
to lie over LaHave Bank this evening then eventually near Cape Breton
Island Sunday evening. Strong to gale force easterly winds ahead of
the low will diminish today.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Sable, East
Scotian Slope and Fourchu.

Outlook for the start-up of the eastern shore lobster fishery...

Monday...Winds westerly 20 knots. Sea state near 2 metres.
Tuesday...Winds westerly 15 to 20 knots. Sea state 1 to 2 metres.

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