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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 27 April 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind east 25 knots and locally gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind diminishing to east 15 to 20 near noon then backing to north 15 to 20 this evening. Wind backing to northwest 20 overnight then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday morning.

A few flurries or showers ending this afternoon. Rain or snow overnight and Tuesday. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Temperatures zero to plus 3.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 April 2015
Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 27 April 2015
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 3 tenths of first-year ice over the extreme western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4600N 5810W
to 4725N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths of first-year ice over the extreme
western section.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4345N 4930W to 4345N 4815W to 4600N 3800W to 4630N
3700W to 4730N 3700W to 5045N 3900W to 6000N 5500W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5039N 5929W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5749W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 991 mb located over northwestern
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 995 mb located over Nova

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 986 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 986 mb located over the Avalon

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:03 AM NDT 27 April 2015 A low pressure system will approach Newfoundland from the southeast
today before taking a westward turn towards the Maritimes late
tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies will develop overnight
tonight to the north of the low as it tracks across Newfoundland.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Gulf waters, East Coast - north
of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast and Funk Island Bank.

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