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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 25 April 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind west 20 knots with gusts to 30 near Cape Race this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to south 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 April 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 April 2017
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind east 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots veering to southwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Special ice warning in effect. Bergy water except 2 tenths 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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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4655N 5510W to 4600N 5410W
to 4620N 5245W to 4900N 5030W to 5200N 5050W to 5505N 5250W to 5700N
5700W to 5800N 5700W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Bergy water except 2 tenths 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 24 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5700W to 4045N 5200W to 4045N 4645W to 4800N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4736N 5909W to Anticosti Island near 5022N 6323W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 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 25 April 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located on a line east-west
over the southern Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 992 mb located over Labrador Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 990 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM NDT 25 April 2017 Strong to gale force westerlies over northern waters will diminish
this evening as a low pressure system over the Labrador Sea moves
away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle.

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

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