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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 27 April 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light this morning then becoming southeast 15 near noon. Wind backing to northeast 15 near midnight then increasing to north 15 to 20 after midnight. Wind becoming variable 15 Tuesday morning.

Showers and flurries beginning early this morning and ending overnight. Fog patches dissipating after midnight.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 27 April 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 27 April 2015
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind north 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 3 tenths of first-year ice along parts of the shore. 

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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 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4600N 5810W
to 4725N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths of first-year ice along parts of the
shore.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4345N 4930W to 4345N 4815W to 4600N 3800W to 4630N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5045N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5039N 5929W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

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Issued 03:00 AM ADT 27 April 2015

'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 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 992 mb located over Banquereau.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 995 mb located over western Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday quasi-stationary low 994 mb located over
the southern Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday low 986 mb located over southeastern
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 990 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM ADT 27 April 2015 A low pressure east of Cape Breton will move westward over Nova
Scotia today and then southward toward the slope waters tonight.
Strong northeasterly winds associated with this system will increase
to gale force over portions of Northumberland Strait and gulf of
St. Lawrence waters on Tuesday as a second low moves in from
Newfoundland. Gale force winds are also possible over Fundy Grand
Manan and Lurcher early Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northumberland Strait - western half..Gulf Magdalen - northern half..
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti - eastern half.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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