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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 24 May 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots except northwest 15 to 20 along the Newfoundland coast late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Friday morning then backing to northeast 20 Friday evening.

Periods of snow beginning Friday morning changing to rain and fog banks near noon Friday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 May 2018
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 24 May 2018
Saturday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except consolidated rotten first-year ice in some bays along the Quebec coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse
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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

Open water except consolidated rotten first-year ice in some bays
along the Quebec coast.

 

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 24 May 2018 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 990 mb located east of Funk Island
Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday departing low 992 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Friday ridge located east of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:42 PM NDT 24 May 2018 A low pressure system east of the Funk Island Bank will move
northward away from the marine district this evening. Strong to gale
force north to northwesterlies will become light by Friday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Funk Island
Bank and Northern Grand Banks.

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