Northeast Gulf - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 28 April 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 45 knots with gusts to 55 along the coast. Wind diminishing to northeast 35 this evening with gusts to 45 along the coast.

Rain and fog patches.

Temperatures zero to plus 4.

Waves

Issued 01:42 PM NDT 28 April 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this afternoon then subsiding to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 28 April 2015
Thursday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots becoming light.
Saturday Wind light becoming northeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 2 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4605N 5820W
to 4725N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice along
parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4330N 4930W to 4330N 4815W to 4600N 3745W to 4630N
3645W to 4730N 3645W to 5100N 3845W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5025N 5947W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Gulf - northwestern half

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 28 April 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 28 April 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 988 mb located over Cape Breton Island.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight dissipating low 990 mb located over
Nova Scotia.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching low 990 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM NDT 28 April 2015 A low pressure system over Cape Breton Island will continue to track
southwestward away from the marine district today. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies north of the low's track will slowly ease
tonight.

A second low pressure system will approach the Grand Banks from the
southeast tonight and then track westward across Newfoundland on
Wednesday. Strong to gale force northeasterlies will develop north of
the low's track on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, Northeast Coast, and Funk Island Bank.

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