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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 early this morning and to east 45 to 55 this morning. Wind diminishing to south 25 to 35 this afternoon then becoming southwest 25 overnight. Wind southwest 25 Saturday.

Snow or rain this morning. Rain this afternoon. Showers or flurries overnight and Saturday. Fog patches forming this morning and dissipating this afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning then subsiding to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 10 April 2020
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 9 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 9 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

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
Newfoundland near 4725N 5535W. Sea ice west north and east of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 4:36 PM EDT 9 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4745N 5613W to 4510N 5550W to 4350N 4810W to 4545N 4525W to 4835N
4450W to 5330N 4830W to 5740N 5240W to 5630N 4800W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6121W to Newfoundland near 4834N 5906W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 10 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 10 April 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 971 mb located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 976 mb located over Anticosti Island.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM NDT 10 April 2020 A low pressure center over Maine will slowly track northeastward to
lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence by this evening where it will
remain nearly stationary and dissipate. An associated trough will
sweep across the marine district today and tonight. Gale to storm
force easterly winds will spread across all waters today ahead of the
trough and shift to strong to gale force south to southwesterlies in
its wake.

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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