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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 March 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to northerly 20 this evening then veering to easterly 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries beginning overnight becoming showers or flurries Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 30 March 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 March 2020
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2020 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice along the coast of Cape Breton. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 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 Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan 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 29 March 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4510N 6125W to 4500N 6000W
to 4520N 5900W to 4725N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4710N 5525W. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths
first-year ice along the coast of Cape Breton.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 29 March 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5335W to 4505N 4700W to 4610N 4500W to 4800N 4415W to 4920N
4420W to 5330N 4800W to 5835N 5525W to 6100N 5300W to 5800N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6041W to Newfoundland near 4844N 5836W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 30 March 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located from Anticosti Island to East
Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday dissipating ridge located over the Gulf
of St. Lawrence.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 1007 mb located over Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 994 mb located south of East Scotian
Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM ADT 30 March 2020 A low pressure system over Cape Cod will move to lie south of Georges
Bank this evening. Strong to gale force easterly winds are expected
ahead and north of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, LaHave Bank and West Scotian
Slope.

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