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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 April 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight.

Temperatures zero to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 April 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 or less this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 April 2016
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind east 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 knots veering to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except consolidated first-year ice in some bays of the Quebec coast. 

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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 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5000N 6650W to 5000N 6000W to
5120N 5720W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5725W. Sea ice north and east
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except consolidated first-year ice in some bays of the
Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4330N 4945W to 4330N 4745W to 4515N 4115W to 4630N
4030W to 4845N 4200W to 5000N 4300W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 989 mb located over southeastern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 995 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the southern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday ridge located on a line east-west over
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday approaching low located south of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NDT 30 April 2016 A low pressure system over the Southeastern Belle Isle Bank will move
away from the region today. Strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies will diminish today as the low departs.

On Sunday a strengthening low is expected to pass just southeast of
the Grand Banks. As a result, strong to gale force northeasterlies
are expected to develop Sunday afternoon over the Southern Grand
Banks.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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