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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 13 April 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 45 knots with gusts to 55 near Cape Race. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 to 35 this evening then becoming northeast 25 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain and fog patches ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 13 April 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 13 April 2021
Thursday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 13 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 13 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4958N 5530W to 5124N 5355W
to 5419N 5139W to 5619N 5637W to 5803N 5824W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:49 PM EDT 12 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5245W to 4730N 5030W to 5120N 4835W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5830W to 6030N 5150W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Apr estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5126N 5701W to Newfoundland near 5102N 5654W.

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 10:00 AM NDT 13 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 10:00 AM NDT 13 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 995 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 996 mb located over Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NDT 13 April 2021 A low pressure system over the Southwestern Grand Banks will slowly
drift to lie over the Laurentian Fan tonight and Wednesday.
Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary
over the Labrador Sea. Strong to gale force east to northeasterly
winds will persist over most waters between these two features today
before diminishing over northern waters on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Belle Isle Bank.

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