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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 16 April 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northeast 25 to 35 this evening then becoming northeast 25 late overnight. Wind northeast 25 Saturday.

Showers Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 16 April 2021
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 16 April 2021
Sunday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to south 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind south 15 to 20 knots veering to west 25.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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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 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 16 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4958N 5530W to 5042N 5408W
to 5359N 5240W to 5522N 5347W to 5612N 5633W to 5803N 5748W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

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 except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 16 April 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today weakening low 998 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday dissipating low 1007 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 989 mb located over Cape Cod.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 996 mb located south of Nova Scotia.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 PM NDT 16 April 2021 A low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks will
gradually weaken tonight before departing to the southeast on
Saturday. Strong to gale force northeasterly winds over southern
waters will diminish to moderate to strong tonight as the low
departs.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Northern Grand
Banks, Southeastern Grand Banks - northern half, and Southwestern
Grand Banks.

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