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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 April 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 early this morning and to light near noon. Wind increasing to southwest 15 this evening and to southwest 20 Monday morning. Wind becoming north 20 Monday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending near noon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 20 April 2024
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 April 2024
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind easterly 15 knots backing to north 15.
Thursday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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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 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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 20 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5013N 6313W to 4951N 6034W to
5112N 5742W to Newfoundland near 5048N 5704W. Sea ice north then
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 20 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

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Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 April 2024

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 21 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located from Newfoundland to East
Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located east of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight deepening low 1004 mb located north of
the St. Lawrence River.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Monday low 991 mb located over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM ADT 21 April 2024 A low pressure system over Eastern Quebec this evening will intensify
as it moves northeast to Labrador by Monday evening. Strong to gale
force westerlies will develop southwest of the low Monday.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Anticosti.

A freezing spray warning is in effect for Anticosti.

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