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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 02 April 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southwest 20 to 25 Friday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 25 to 30 Friday afternoon.

Chance of flurries or showers beginning overnight changing to showers Friday morning and ending Friday evening. Fog banks forming Friday morning.

Risk of freezing spray today.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 01 April 2015
Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 02 April 2015
Saturday Wind variable 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to westerly 20 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 6 tenths of first-year ice. 

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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 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4445N
6100W to 4430N 5800W to 4600N 5700W to 4730N 5800W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4815W to 4430N 4715W to 4700N 4130W to 4930N
4200W to 6000N 5639W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

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Issued 03:00 AM ADT 02 April 2015
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 2 April 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 988 mb located near the
Avalon Peninsula.

At 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Friday trough located from the Gaspe Peninsula
to Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM ADT 2 April 2015 A low pressure system near the Avalon Peninsula at forecast time will
continue to move away from the district today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies are expected in its wake. A trough of low pressure
will approach the marine district later today and track across the
district tonight and Friday. Strong southeasterlies ahead of this
trough shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope and Banquereau. Freezing spray
warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence
waters.

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