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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 16 April 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots and locally gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 near midnight. Wind northeast 25 Saturday.

Showers Saturday evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 16 April 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 16 April 2021
Sunday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to south 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind south 15 to 20 knots veering to west 25.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4958N 5530W to 5042N 5408W
to 5359N 5240W to 5522N 5347W to 5612N 5633W to 5803N 5748W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 15 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4703N 5258W to 4715N 5045W to 5110N 4850W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5830W to 6030N 5150W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5126N 5710W to Newfoundland near 5045N 5704W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 16 April 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 10:00 AM NDT 16 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 994 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday dissipating low 1007 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching low 993 mb located over the
Gulf of Maine.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM NDT 16 April 2021 A low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks will
gradually weaken today before departing to the east on Saturday.
Strong to gale force northeasterly winds over southern waters will
diminish to moderate to strong tonight as the low departs.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Grand

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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