Issued 03:30 PM ADT 16 April 2021
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind easterly 25 knots increasing to east 30 to 35 near midnight then diminishing to easterly 20 near noon Saturday.
Rain beginning this evening changing to showers and fog patches Saturday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 16 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Quebec near 5016N 5954W to 5042N 5838W to
Newfoundland near 5042N 5725W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EDT 16 April 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
SableIssued 3:30 PM ADT 16 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM ADT 16 April 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 988 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday low 998 mb located over West Scotian
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:26 PM ADT 16 April 2021 A slow moving low pressure system currently near Cape Cod will track
eastward on Saturday to lie over West Scotian Slope by Saturday
evening. Strong to gale force easterly winds ahead of the low will
diminish somewhat on Saturday as the low weakens.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank,
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable and East Scotian Slope.
Outlook for the start-up of the eastern shore lobster fishery...
Sunday...Winds variable 10 to 15 knots becoming westerly 20 in the
afternoon. Sea state near 2 metres.
Monday...Winds westerly 20 to 25 knots. Sea state near 2 metres.
Tuesday...Winds southwest 20 to 25 knots. Sea state near 2 metres.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Southeastern Grand Banks - northern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - southern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- 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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