N.S. fishermen using more precise U.S. forecasts take concerns to Environment Canada

The national weather forecaster says it’s working with fishermen on Nova Scotia’s South Shore to improve forecasting in that area after learning fishermen were using American forecasts. Leland Anthony, warden of the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth, raised concerns about the precision of forecasts from Environment and Climate Change Canada at a recent meeting. Both Anthony and Lucien LeBlanc, a lobster boat captain and councillor for the Municipality of the District of Argyle, say fishermen in the area are using American forecasts, often from third-party apps like Magic Seaweed, which they say are more precise and easier to use. >click to read< 10:13

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