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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 07 May 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 early this morning then veering to north 20 after midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 Friday morning then veering to north 20 to 25 Friday evening.

Chance of showers beginning this afternoon changing to chance of flurries overnight and Friday.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 06 May 2015
Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 07 May 2015
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4830N 5305W to 4830N 5100W to
5300N 5300W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5730W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 6 May 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5443W to 4545N 5415W to 4145N 5030W to 4144N 4845W to 4600N
4200W to 4800N 4200W to 5300N 4500W to 6000N 5630W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 May estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4934N 5755W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 7 May 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:00 a.m. NDT today low 995 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By noon NDT Friday weakening low 1006 mb located over the East
Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 p.m. NDT today low located south of Newfoundland.
By 9:00 a.m. NDT Friday low located southeast of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM NDT 7 May 2015 A low pressure system east of the Belle Isle Bank is forecast to
Move across the Funk Island Bank tonight and then track southward
passing just east of Newfoundland on Friday. Winds will increase to
strong to gale force northerlies as the low approaches the region
then diminish as it moves away.

Another low is forecast to track south of Newfoundland this afternoon
and make its way across the Southern Grand Banks tonight. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies are forecast in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle..Northeast Coast..Belle Isle Bank and the
Southwestern Grand Banks - southwestern half.

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