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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 06 May 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind southerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 30 this morning then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Saturday morning then increasing to south 15 to 20 near noon Saturday.

Periods of rain and fog patches. Risk of thunderstorms today.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 06 May 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 06 May 2016
Sunday Wind south 30 knots diminishing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwesterly 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday 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 Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 5 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5015N 6310W to 5000N 6200W to
5000N 6000W to 5120N 5720W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice
north and east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 5 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4707N 5255W to 4200N 5015W to 4200N 4845W to 4615N 4215W to 4900N
4200W to 5130N 4445W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 May estimated from Quebec near
5130N 5728W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5650W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 6 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 994 mb located west of Browns Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1004 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At midnight ADT tonight ridge located over the central Marine
District.
By 9:00 a.m. ADT Saturday trough located over the western Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM ADT 6 May 2016 A low pressure system near Browns Bank will track northeastward
across the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia today reaching Newfoundland
by this evening. Strong to gale force southerly winds south of the
associated cold front will gradually diminish as the low moves away
from the region.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.

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