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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 17 April 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to northwesterly 25 to 30 this evening then diminishing to northwest 20 Sunday evening.

Periods of rain ending Sunday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms late this morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 17 April 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday morning and to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 17 April 2021
Monday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southeasterly 20 to 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 17 April 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 17 April 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5017N 5953W to 5052N 5816W to
Newfoundland near 5042N 5725W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 16 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4736N 5241W to 4800N 5135W to 5250N 5025W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5800W to 6050N 5315W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5127N 5733W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5705W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 17 April 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 996 mb located west of Browns Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 998 mb located over LaHave Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday low 996 mb located near Cape Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:36 AM ADT 17 April 2021 A slow moving low pressure system currently west of Browns Bank will
move to lie over LaHave Bank this evening then eventually near Cape
Breton Island Sunday evening. Strong to gale force easterly winds
ahead of the low will diminish today.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, and Fourchu.

Outlook for the start-up of the eastern shore lobster fishery...

Monday...Winds westerly 20 knots. Sea state near 2 metres.
Tuesday...Winds westerly 15 to 20 knots. Sea state 1 to 2 metres.

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