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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 April 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind west 10 to 15 knots backing to south 20 this morning then increasing to south 25 this afternoon with gusts to 40 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to light overnight then increasing to northeast 30 Thursday morning except variable 15 over southeastern sections.

Rain beginning this afternoon changing to freezing rain Thursday morning. Fog patches forming this evening.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 4 this afternoon then falling to minus 1 Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 25 April 2017
Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 April 2017
Friday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 2 tenths of first-year ice in the northern 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 Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4700N 6035W to 4740N 6125W
to 4920N 6500W to 4945N 6500W to 4855N 6225W to Newfoundland near
4905N 5825W. Sea ice north and south of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths of first-year ice in the northern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5645W to 4030N 5200W to 4100N 4645W to 4745N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5021N 6239W to Anticosti Island near 4914N 6156W then from Anticosti
Island near 4910N 6225W to Newfoundland near 4737N 5914W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 26 April 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today high located over the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday high located southeast of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located over the St. Lawrence
River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NDT 26 April 2017 A trough of low pressure over Quebec will approach Gulf waters today
before crossing the Belle Isle Bank tonight. Generally strong to gale
force southwesterly winds ahead of the trough will become strong to
near gale force northerly behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, and Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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