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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 25 April 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Wind southeast 15 knots with gusts to 25 along the coast. Wind becoming east 25 late overnight and locally gusts to 35 over southern sections.

Periods of rain and fog banks. Risk of freezing drizzle overnight.

Temperatures zero to plus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 25 April 2015
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 25 April 2015
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from 4800N 5300W to 4430N 4900W to 4540N 4615W to
5525N 5330W to 5700N 5700W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4415N 4900W to 4415N 4600W to 4615N 3730W to 4730N
3700W to 5045N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 25 April 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 998 mb located over Northeast Gulf.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday dissipating low 1002 mb located near the
Gaspe Peninsula.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 992 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 990 mb located over Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NDT 25 April 2015 A weak low will track through the Gulf of St. Lawrence this evening
and dissipate as it tracks over Anticosti Island tonight. Strong to
gale force northeasterly winds are expected over Gulf waters near the
Quebec coast and the Western Strait of Belle Isle this evening before
diminishing to strong after midnight tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - western half and Northeast Gulf - northwestern
half.

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