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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 near noon then backing to southwest 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind backing to southeast 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to southeast 25 Wednesday morning.

Rain Wednesday. Fog forming Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5014N 6215W to 5005N 6212W to
4950N 6034W to 5114N 5741W to 5117N 5728W then northeastward. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:12 PM EDT 22 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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 23 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 990 mb located over southern Labrador
Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching low 994 mb located south
of Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line east-west over
the northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NDT 23 April 2024 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will weaken into a
trough over the Labrador Sea by this evening. Gale force west to
southwesterly winds over northern and western waters will diminish
tonight as the system weakens.

A second low will approach from the south on Wednesday. Strong to
gale force southerlies will develop Wednesday late in the day ahead
of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank,
Funk Island Bank, and Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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