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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 06 May 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind west 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then becoming west 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 Thursday afternoon then becoming northwest 15 Thursday evening.

A few showers today and tonight. Chance of showers or flurries beginning Thursday morning.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 06 May 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 06 May 2015
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind north 20 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to south 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 5 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4830N 5305W to 4830N 5100W to
5300N 5300W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5730W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme
northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5443W to 4530N 5400W to 4145N 5015W to 4145N 4830W to 4600N
4200W to 4800N 4200W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Quebec near
5013N 5959W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 988 mb located over southern Labrador
Sea.
By 9:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 990 mb located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Newfoundland.
By 9:00 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located east of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:44 AM NDT 6 May 2015 An intense low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will drift
slowly northward today. Strong to gale force westerlies over the
Belle Isle Bank will slowly diminish as the low moves away from the
marine district.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Belle Isle Bank - northern half.

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