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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 April 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 near noon then backing to south 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Thursday morning and to southeast 35 Thursday afternoon.

Showers Thursday morning changing to rain and fog banks.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 21 April 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon. Seas building to 3 to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 April 2021
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming south 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 21 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 21 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 20 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4805N 5135W to 5400N 5040W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W to 5715N 4535W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6058W to Newfoundland near 4845N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 April 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 21 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 987 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday intensifying low 992 mb located over
New Brunswick.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NDT 21 April 2021 An approaching low pressure system will stall over the Gaspé
Peninsula on Thursday night. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds
will sweep across all waters late Thursday ahead of an intense trough
associated with this low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks
and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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