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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 24 May 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 after midnight and to southwest 20 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 30 near noon Friday.

A few showers beginning early Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 24 May 2018
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 24 May 2018
Saturday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots veering to northerly 20 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots veering to southeast 20 to 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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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 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 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 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5010N 6010W to 5000N 6000W to
5100N 5815W to Newfoundland near 5050N 5700W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 May 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4651N 5409W to 4600N 5345W to 4500N 4700W to 4545N 4530W to 4800N
4530W to 5300N 4745W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 May estimated from Quebec near
5026N 5950W to Newfoundland near 4929N 5803W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

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Issued 8:00 PM ADT 24 May 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 8:00 PM ADT 24 May 2018 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday trough from low located over New Brunswick
extending southeastward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM ADT 24 May 2018 A trough of low pressure will push down from the north tonight.
Increasing southwesterly winds will reach strong to gale force over
southern waters on Friday ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan.

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