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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 18 April 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwesterly 15 after midnight. Wind northwesterly 15 Monday.

Low tonight plus 3. High Monday plus 10.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 18 April 2021
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 20 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 30 knots increasing to southwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 April 2021 Today Tonight and Monday 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 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 18 April 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5017N 5953W to 5052N 5816W to
Newfoundland near 5042N 5725W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 18 April 2021

'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 3:30 PM ADT 18 April 2021 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 994 mb located over Fourchu.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Monday departing low 996 mb located over
Banquereau.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Monday building ridge located west of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM ADT 18 April 2021 Outlook for the start-up of the eastern shore lobster fishery...

Monday...Winds northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15
To 20 in the afternoon. Sea state near 2 metres.
Tuesday...Winds westerly 15 knots. Sea state 1 to 2 metres.

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