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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 09 April 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to south 15 near midnight then increasing to east 35 to 45 Friday morning. Wind increasing to east 45 to 55 near noon Friday with gusts to 65 along the Newfoundland coast Friday afternoon. Wind diminishing to south 20 Friday evening.

Flurries today and this evening. Snow Friday morning and afternoon becoming rain or snow.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 08 April 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 09 April 2020
Saturday Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 April 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water except 5 tenths first-year ice along the Quebec coast and in a few bays along the Newfoundland coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 8 April 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4555N 5950W to 4555N 5930W
to 4725N 6030W to 4840N 6230W to 4925N 6015W to 4730N 5925W to 4725N
5710W to 4635N 5620W then eastward. Sea ice west north and east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths first-year ice along the Quebec coast
and in a few bays along the Newfoundland coast.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:12 PM EDT 8 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4745N 5613W to 4510N 5550W to 4420N 4735W to 4605N 4455W to 4940N
4425W to 5330N 4800W to 5740N 5240W to 5630N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5014N 6037W to Newfoundland near 4843N 5836W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 09 April 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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 3:00 AM NDT 9 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 978 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Friday low 970 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 988 mb located southwest of the Grand
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 989 mb located northeast
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NDT 9 April 2020 A low pressure center will move over the Gulf of Maine this evening
and then slowly track northeastward to lie over the Gulf of St.
Lawrence Friday evening. Gale to storm force easterly winds will
spread across all waters Friday ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South Coast, Northeast Coast, and
Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters.

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