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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 08 May 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35 late this evening then veering to south 35 late overnight. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers overnight. Fog banks dissipating Sunday morning.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 08 May 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 this evening and to 5 to 7 Sunday morning. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 08 May 2021
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 8 May 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4929N 5510W to 5225N 4940W to 5500N 5020W to 5525N 5040W then

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 May estimated from Quebec near
5038N 5927W to Newfoundland near 5004N 5738W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 08 May 2021

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 8 May 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday departing ridge located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 983 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 992 mb located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:45 PM NDT 8 May 2021 An intense low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will move to lie
over Cape Breton Island tonight then over Southwestern Newfoundland
on Sunday. Strong to gale force east to northeasterly winds will
develop ahead of the low tonight then shift to southerly to the east
of it on Sunday. Winds will diminish over most waters later on Sunday
as the low weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, and Northeast

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