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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 24 April 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 near noon and to south 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 late overnight then veering to west 20 Thursday afternoon.

Rain ending overnight. Fog forming this afternoon and dissipating overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 April 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 April 2024
Friday Wind west 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from 5117N 5728W to 5131N 5623W to
Newfoundland near 5128N 5619W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4934N 5429W to
5249N 5130W to 5518N 5150W to 5641N 5703W to 5903N 5824W to 6200N
5854W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:28 PM EDT 23 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5115N 4635W to 5445N 4940W to 5740N
5210W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 24 April 2024

'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 24 April 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today dissipating trough located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1000 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday low 1002 mb located over Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NDT 24 April 2024 A low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will track northeastward
today to lie over Newfoundland by Thursday. Strong to gale force
southerlies can be expected ahead of the low and strong to gale force
southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Southwest Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank, and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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