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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 29 April 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind southwest 20 knots veering to west 25 this evening then backing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind veering to northwest 20 early Sunday morning then increasing to northwest 30 near noon Sunday.

Showers and fog banks ending Sunday morning. Risk of thunderstorms today.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 April 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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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 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5240W to 4735N 5135W
to 5055N 4925W to 5230N 5000W to 5800N 5630W then northeastward. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

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

26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying trough located off Labrador
Coast.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday quasi-stationary low 985 mb located over
northwestern Labrador Sea.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday intensifying trough located over Laurentian
Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM NDT 29 April 2017 A trough of low pressure currently lying off the Labrador coast will
move slowly northward today and then 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 Southern Grand Banks 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
East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.

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