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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 09 May 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to west 30 this afternoon and to west 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 early Monday morning and to light Monday evening.

Showers this morning. Fog patches forming Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 09 May 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 this morning and to 3 to 4 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 1 to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 09 May 2021
Tuesday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20.
Thursday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 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 25 April 2021

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 8 May 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4929N 5510W to 5225N 4940W to 5500N 5020W to 5525N 5040W then
eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 May estimated from Quebec near
5038N 5927W to Newfoundland near 5004N 5738W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 09 May 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 9 May 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 987 mb located over Cabot Strait.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 991 mb located over Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Monday departing low 993 mb located over
Newfoundland.

By 10:00 a.m. ADT Monday approaching trough located west of
Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM ADT 9 May 2021 A low pressure system over Cabot Strait will move over Newfoundland
later today. Strong to gale force northeasterly winds north of the
low shift to strong southwesterlies south and east of the low.
Winds will gradually diminish from west to east today.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen - west and
Anticosti - eastern half.

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