Issued 03:00 AM ADT 31 March 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 30 to 35 knots becoming northwest 30 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 20 early this afternoon. Wind backing to westerly 15 early this evening then to southwest 15 late this evening. Wind backing to south 20 overnight then to southeast 25 Saturday morning. Wind veering to southerly 15 to 20 near noon Saturday then increasing to southwest 30 Saturday evening.
Snow or rain beginning near midnight becoming rain and fog patches Saturday morning.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2023 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4616N 6006W to 4658N 6010W
to 4845N 6230W to 4958N 5915W to 4733N 5932W to 4727N 5823W to
Newfoundland near 4740N 5815W. Sea ice west then northeast of the
Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
LurcherIssued 03:00 AM ADT 31 March 2023
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM ADT 31 March 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Cape Breton Island.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing trough located over Laurentian
Fan extending southeastward.
At 3:30 p.m. ADT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over eastern Newfoundland.
At 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday warm front located from the Great Lakes
to Browns Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Saturday warm front located from the St. Lawrence
River to Laurentian Fan.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:02 AM ADT 31 March 2023 A trough of low pressure over the eastern marine district will move
to lie over the Southern Grand Banks this evening. Strong southerlies
ahead of the trough become strong to gale force northwesterlies in
its wake. These gales will begin to diminish this afternoon or
evening as a ridge of high pressure approaches from the west.
On Saturday a warm front will cross the marine district. Winds will
increase to strong southeasterlies ahead of the front and become gale
to possible storm force southwesterlies south of it.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, and Laurentian Fan.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northumberland Strait - western half and Chaleur-Miscou.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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