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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 08 May 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots increasing to southwesterly 40 to 50 early this evening and to southwest 50 to 60 late this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 35 near midnight and to southwest 25 to 30 Sunday morning.

Rain changing to showers overnight and ending Sunday morning.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 08 May 2021

Sable - eastern half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 7 to 9 near midnight then subsiding to 5 to 7 early Sunday morning. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Sunday afternoon and to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Sable - western half

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 4 to 6 early this evening then subsiding to 3 to 4 Sunday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 08 May 2021
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 in the afternoon then increasing to east 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots veering to southwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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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 25 April 2021

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 8 May 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4929N 5510W to 5225N 4940W to 5500N 5020W to 5525N 5040W then

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 May estimated from Quebec near
5038N 5927W to Newfoundland near 5004N 5738W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect


Issued 5:19 PM ADT 08 May 2021

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 8 May 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 983 mb located over Eastern Shore.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday low 984 mb located over Cape Breton Island.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday low 986 mb located over Cabot Strait.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday departing low 993 mb located over western

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM ADT 8 May 2021 A low pressure system over West Scotian Slope will move to lie over
Cabot Strait overnight into Sunday morning and will then move into
Newfoundland and out of the marine district. Strong to gale force
northeasterly winds ahead of the low will increase to gale to storm
force west to northwesterlies south and west of the low. Winds will
gradually diminish through Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope, eastern shore - eastern half, Sable, East Scotian
Slope and Fourchu. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Fundy, Chaleur - Miscou - western half and Anticosti -
western half.

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