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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 02 April 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 to 30 knots backing to northeast 30 near noon then increasing to northeast 35 early this evening. Wind northeast 35 Friday.

Fog patches dissipating Friday afternoon.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 02 April 2020

Banquereau - northeastern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Banquereau - southwestern half

Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 late this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 02 April 2020
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4550N 6010W to 4545N 5900W
to 4725N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north and
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 4:08 PM EDT 1 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5556W to 4500N 5315W to 4440N 4715W to 4600N 4450W to 4900N
4405W to 5225N 4630W to 5330N 4800W to 5800N 5500W to 5930N 5400W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6113W to Newfoundland near 4834N 5909W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect


Issued 03:00 AM ADT 02 April 2020

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 2 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 975 mb located south of West Scotian
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 971 mb located over southern West
Scotian Slope.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 975 mb located over southern Georges

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM ADT 2 April 2020 A low pressure system south of West Scotian Slope will approach the
district today and stall over Southern West Scotian Slope before
drifting slowly westward into Southern Georges Bank tonight. The low
will then move southward away from the district later on Friday.
Strong to gale force easterlies will strengthen to gale to near storm
force northeasterlies over most of the district today and then
gradually diminish late on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Chaleur - Miscou,
and Anticosti - northwestern half.

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