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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 April 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southerly 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to southeast 20 to 25 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 30 near noon Thursday then veering to southerly 25 Thursday evening.

Rain and drizzle and fog patches beginning near noon Thursday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 25 April 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 April 2018
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southerly 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island 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 Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4545N 6005W to 4550N
5850W to 4840N 6115W to 5010N 5845W to 4755N 5940W to 4650N 5840W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4659N 5255W to 4530N 4700W to 4530N 4630W to 4615N 4515W to 4730N
4430W to 4815N 4430W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5059N 5853W to Newfoundland near 5019N 5731W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

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Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 April 2018

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 3:00 AM ADT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located south of Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday ridge located east of Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1001 mb located southwest of New
England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday intensifying low 994 mb located over
northwestern New Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:24 AM ADT 25 April 2018 A low pressure system will track from southwest of New England this
evening to lie over Northwestern New Brunswick Thursday evening.
Southeasterly winds are forecast near 30 knots for the entire marine
district on Thursday. These winds are currently forecast to remain
below gale force. However, should this system intensify more than
expected at this time, gale warnings may need to be issued later
today or tonight.

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