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Northeast Coast

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots and locally gusts to 70 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 35 this afternoon with gusts to 55 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 20 this evening then backing to southeast 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northwestern sections late this morning.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero rising to plus 2 near noon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 or less after midnight. Seas building to 1 to 2 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024
Thursday Wind southeast 25 knots veering to south 15 to 20 in the morning then to southwest 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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
5258N 5155W to 5518N 5150W to 5641N 5703W to 5903N 5824W to 6200N
5854W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 4 tenths first-year ice in the extreme
northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:12 PM EDT 22 April 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4729N 5245W to 4805N 4945W to 5155N 4710W to 5445N 4940W to 5445N
4940W to 5625N 4855W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6130W to Newfoundland near 4905N 5804W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 April 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 990 mb located over southern Labrador
Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching low 994 mb located south
of Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line east-west over
the northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NDT 23 April 2024 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Sea will weaken into a
trough over the Labrador Sea by this evening. Gale force west to
southwesterly winds over northern and western waters will diminish
tonight as the system weakens.

A second low will approach from the south on Wednesday. Strong to
gale force southerlies will develop Wednesday late in the day ahead
of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank,
Funk Island Bank, and Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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