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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 03 June 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 30 this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southerly 10 to 15 early Thursday morning then increasing to south 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to southerly 20 to 25 Thursday evening.

Periods of rain this afternoon and tonight. Fog patches forming early this evening.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 03 June 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 03 June 2020
Friday Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to southerly 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northerly 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:55 PM EDT 2 June 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Jun estimated from Newfoundland near
4704N 5508W to 4540N 5310W to 4425N 4735W to 4430N 4530W to 4640N
4405W to 4925N 4420W to 5500N 5000W to 5800N 5500W to 6100N 5800W to
6200N 5630W to 5750N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Jun estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6033W to Newfoundland near 4858N 5826W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Cabot Strait

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 03 June 2020

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 3 June 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 993 mb located near Anticosti Island.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday low 991 mb located west of Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located south of Georges Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Thursday trough located over Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM ADT 3 June 2020 A trough of low pressure south of Georges Bank will track
northeastward today to lie over Laurentian Fan this evening, where it
will remain mainly stationary for the remainder of the forecast
period. Strong to gale force south to southwest winds will move
across southern waters with the trough.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning has been issued for
Banquereau - eastern half and Laurentian Fan.

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