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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 April 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind west 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 20 this evening. Wind backing to west 10 to 15 Monday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2 falling to minus 5 to zero this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 April 2017
Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 April 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 1 tenth of first-year ice in the northern 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 Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to 4820N
6350W to 4855N 6350W to 4925N 6510W to 5005N 6535W to 5000N 6300W to
Newfoundland near 4905N 5825W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth of first-year ice in the northern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4900W to 4600N
4430W to 5000N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4737N 5916W to Quebec near 5015N 6314W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 986 mb located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday weakening low located over southeastern
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the eastern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday approaching ridge located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:37 AM NDT 30 April 2017 A low pressure system over the Labrador Sea will drift slowly
southeastward and begin to weaken tonight. Meanwhile, a trough of low
pressure over the Eastern Gulf of St. Lawrence at forecast time will
move eastward across the marine district today. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies will develop over all waters in the wake of these two
features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, East Coast, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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