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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 02 April 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots becoming northeast 35 near midnight. Wind northeast 25 to 35 Friday.

Periods of rain and fog patches ending near noon Friday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 02 April 2020
Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 02 April 2020
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 2 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Open water. 

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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 2 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

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

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 4:15 PM EDT 2 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5556W to 4500N 5400W 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 3 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4834N 5909W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 8:00 PM 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 2 April 2020 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 973 mb located over western West
Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 976 mb located west of Georges Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday low 986 mb located southwest of Georges
Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday departing low 990 mb located southwest of
Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:39 PM ADT 2 April 2020 A low pressure system will continue to track slowly westward into
Georges Bank tonight then southwestward away from the district later
on Friday. Gale to near storm force northeasterlies will continue
over the southern marine district overnight while strong to gale
force northeasterlies will persist elsewhere. Winds will gradually
diminish late Friday.

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

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