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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 April 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots this morning and to southeast 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeasterly 25 this evening.

Rain beginning this evening changing to rain or snow Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 21 April 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 April 2015
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 in the morning.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 3 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the extreme northern section today and Tuesday. 

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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 20 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4515N 5950W
to 4430N 5905W to 4435N 5730W to 4645N 5705W to 4720N 5745W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 3 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme northern
section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the extreme northern section
today and Tuesday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3615W to 4700N
3615W to 5000N 3745W to 5130N 3845W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

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Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 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.

Special ice warning in effect

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Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 April 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 21 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over the eastern Marine
District.
By 9:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 9:00 a.m. ADT today trough from 984 mb low located on a line
north-south over New England.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday trough from 991 mb low located on a
line north-south over the central Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:40 AM ADT 21 April 2015 A trough of low pressure associated with a low over Ontario will
approach the region today. Winds will increase from the southeast
ahead of the trough and become gale force over some southwestern
waters today.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan..Lurcher..Browns Bank..Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope
and East Scotian Slope - southwestern half.

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