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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 March 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light near noon. Wind light tonight and Sunday.

High today plus 5. Low tonight zero. High Sunday plus 5.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 28 March 2020
Monday Wind east 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water. 

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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 27 March 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4455N 6125W
to 4455N 5950W to 4615N 5835W to 4725N 5920W to Newfoundland near
4710N 5525W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 28 March 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 984 mb located over southeastern
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing low 997 mb located over Labrador

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 1004 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight quasi-stationary low 1000 mb located over
the southern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today approaching trough located southwest of
the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM ADT 28 March 2020 A low pressure system over Southeastern Labrador will continue
northward into the Labrador Sea today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over northern waters will diminish this afternoon.

A second low pressure system south of Laurentian Fan will track
toward the Grand Banks before stalling this evening. Strong to gale
force northwesterly winds are expected over eastern portions of
Laurentian Fan and Banquereau overnight and into Sunday with that

Meanwhile, a trough will begin to move into the southwestern marine
district Sunday night. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds are
expected ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - eastern half, Laurentian Fan - eastern half,
Gulf-Magdalen - northeastern half, and Anticosti.

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