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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 08 May 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 25 this afternoon and to east 35 this evening. Wind veering to south 35 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 30 Sunday afternoon.

Periods of rain tonight and Sunday. Fog banks dissipating Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 08 May 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 4 to 6 Sunday morning. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 08 May 2021
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 15 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 3:07 PM EDT 7 May 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4929N 5510W to 5245N 4940W to 5500N 5020W to 5525N 5040W then
eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 May estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5920W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5731W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 08 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 NDT 8 May 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday departing ridge located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 988 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 986 mb located north of Cape Breton
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:44 AM NDT 8 May 2021 A deepening low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will move to lie
over Cape Breton Island tonight then slowly move up the west coast of
Newfoundland on Sunday. Strong to gale force east to northeast winds
will develop ahead of the low tonight then shift to southerly east of
it on Sunday. Winds will diminish over most waters later on Sunday as
the low weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and the Southwest Coast.

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