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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 April 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 20 this evening then increasing to northwest 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Sunday evening.

Showers and fog patches ending late overnight.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 1 Sunday morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 April 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots becoming northeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water except 1 tenth of first-year ice in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4640N 6445W to 4820N
6350W to 4855N 6350W to 4925N 6510W to 5005N 6535W to 5000N 6300W to
Newfoundland near 4905N 5825W. Sea ice north and west of the ice

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth of first-year ice in the northern


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4900W to 4600N
4430W to 5000N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4737N 5916W to Quebec near 5015N 6314W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 29 April 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today intensifying trough located off Labrador
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday quasi-stationary low 985 mb located over
northwestern Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday trough located east of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 PM NDT 29 April 2017 A trough of low pressure currently lying off the Labrador coast will
move slowly northward and become nearly stationary tonight and Sunday
as a deepening low pressure system over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
A second trough will approach from the west tonight and intensify as
it moves eastward through the district on Sunday. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies will develop over all waters in the wake of
these two features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank,
Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.

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

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