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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 May 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to west 30 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to west 25 near midnight. Wind backing to southwest 25 to 30 Sunday morning.

A few showers ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 22 May 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre or less building to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 May 2015
Monday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5020N 5950W to 5020N 5935W to
5100N 5820W to 5115N 5730W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5555W to 4515N 5445W to 4130N 5145W to 4130N 4915W to 4530N
4045W to 4700N 4045W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 May estimated from Quebec near
5019N 6015W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 May 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 999 mb located over northeastern
Banquereau.
By noon ADT today departing low 998 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM ADT 23 May 2015 A low pressure system over Northeastern Banquereau at forecast issue
time will continue to track northeastward away from the region
through today. Strong to gale force westerlies in the wake of the low
will persist.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..Eastern shore..Sable..East Scotian
Slope..Fourchu..Banquereau-southeastern half and Laurentian Fan.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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