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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 13 April 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots except east 15 along the coast early this morning. Wind increasing to south 35 this afternoon then diminishing to south 15 to 20 Sunday morning.

Showers and fog patches ending Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 12 April 2024
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 13 April 2024
Monday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 12 April 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 12 April 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4705N 6449W to
4839N 6348W to Quebec near 4851N 6412W. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5017N 6438W to 5001N
6423W to 4949N 6019W to 5043N 5829W to Newfoundland near 5007N
5740W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:27 PM EDT 12 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5445W to 4530N 5430W to 4440N 4620W to 4600N 4525W to 5030N
4530W to 5445N 4940W to 5620N 4915W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6036W to Newfoundland near 4852N 5817W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 13 April 2024

'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 3:00 AM NDT 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
Cabot Strait.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today high 1039 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing high 1038 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM NDT 13 April 2024 A trough of low pressure over New Brunswick will continue to
gradually track eastward across the Maritimes today. Strong to gale
force southerly winds will spread across all waters ahead of the
trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Northeast Gulf,
Northeast Coast, Northern Grand Banks, and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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