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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 01 May 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 25 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 30 near noon Tuesday then veering to southwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain or drizzle beginning Tuesday morning changing to chance of rain Tuesday afternoon and evening with risk of thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon. Fog patches forming Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 30 April 2017
Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 after midnight and to 1 or less Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 01 May 2017
Wednesday Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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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 Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to 4820N
6350W to 4855N 6350W to 4925N 6510W to 5005N 6535W to 5000N 6300W to
Newfoundland near 4905N 5825W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5630W to 4245N 5500W to 4215N 4900W to 4600N
4415W to 5000N 4545W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6314W to Newfoundland near 4737N 5916W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

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Issued 03:00 AM ADT 01 May 2017

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 ADT 1 May 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located near Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday trough located from New Brunswick to
East Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:41 AM ADT 1 May 2017 A trough of low pressure west of the district will move across marine
waters later today and Tuesday. Strong to gale force southeasterly
winds ahead of the trough will shift to strong southwesterlies in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait - northern half, Northumberland Strait - eastern half
and Gulf Magdalen - southeastern half.

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