Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 05 May 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 early this morning with gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 early this evening then backing to west 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Rain and fog patches today. A few flurries or showers tonight. A few flurries or showers beginning Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Temperatures zero to plus 5.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 04 May 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 05 May 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 1 tenth of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice over 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 4 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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
edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice over northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 4 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5444W to 4530N 5400W to 4200N 5015W to 4200N 4830W to 4600N
3600W to 4730N 3600W to 5100N 3830W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 5 May 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1000 mb located over Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 984 mb located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough from 1000 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the western Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough from 984 mb low located on a
line north-south over the eastern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

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