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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 26 April 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 knots near noon and to southwest 20 to 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Rain beginning Thursday evening. Fog banks forming this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 April 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 April 2017
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots veering to southwest 20.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. Bergy water except 1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the extreme northeastern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the extreme 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 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 Newfoundland near 4650N 5405W to 4615N 5335W
to 4620N 5245W to 4830N 5055W to 5200N 5025W to 5505N 5250W to 5800N
5700W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Bergy water except 1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the extreme northeastern section. Unusual presence of sea
ice in the extreme northeastern 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

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2017

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 26 April 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 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 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over western Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located over the St. Lawrence
River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM NDT 26 April 2017 A trough of low pressure over Western Labrador 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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