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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 April 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots increasing to west 35 to 40 early this afternoon. Wind west 35 to 40 tonight. Wind west 30 to 35 Friday.

Showers and fog patches ending near noon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 22 April 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 22 April 2021
Saturday Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 40 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday 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 22 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 21 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 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 22 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

West Scotian Slope

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 22 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 ADT 22 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying low 986 mb located over
New Brunswick.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 978 mb located over the Gaspe
Peninsula.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today cold front from low located on a line
north-south over southwestern Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today cold front from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Banquereau.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday weakening low 974 mb located near the
Gaspe Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday low 988 mb located near Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:41 AM ADT 22 April 2021 An intensifying low pressure system over New Brunswick will move to
lie north of the Gaspé Peninsula tonight. On Friday the low will
gradually weaken as it drifts towards Anticosti. A cold front
associated with this low will track across the marine district today.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the front will become
strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake and will gradually
diminish on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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