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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 06 May 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind west 25 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 near midnight then veering to northwest 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 20 Thursday evening.

Chance of showers or flurries changing to chance of flurries Thursday.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 06 May 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 06 May 2015
Friday Wind north 20 to 25 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except bergy water in the extreme northeastern section. 

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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 5 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4600N 5950W to
4555N 5925W to 4630N 5830W to 4800N 6000W to 4825N 6120W to Gaspe
Peninsula near 4820N 6440W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6000W to 5005N
5930W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5730W. Sea ice north of the ice

Ice Coverage

Open water except bergy water in the extreme northeastern section.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5443W to 4530N 5400W to 4145N 5015W to 4145N 4830W to 4600N
4200W to 4800N 4200W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Quebec near
5013N 5959W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 988 mb located over southern Labrador
By 9:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 990 mb located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Newfoundland.
By 9:00 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located east of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:44 AM NDT 6 May 2015 An intense low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will drift
slowly northward today. Strong to gale force westerlies over the
Belle Isle Bank will slowly diminish as the low moves away from the
marine district.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Belle Isle Bank - northern half.

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