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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 12 April 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 this afternoon and to northeast 35 this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 45 Tuesday morning then diminishing to northeast 35 Tuesday evening.

Rain this afternoon tonight and Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 12 April 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning except 5 to 7 over southern sections Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 12 April 2021
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 12 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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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 Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour 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 12 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4703N 6449W to
4720N 6412W to 4805N 6356W to Quebec near 4850N 6413W. Sea ice west
and south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5005N 6146W to 4954N
6000W to 5107N 5741W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5732W. Sea ice east
and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 11 April 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4735N 5243W to 4740N 5045W to 5120N 4835W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N
5830W to 6030N 5150W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Apr estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5126N 5701W to Newfoundland near 5102N 5654W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 12 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 12 April 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1000 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 994 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM NDT 12 April 2021 A low pressure system south of Laurentian Fan will slowly drift
eastwards today before tracking north over the Southwestern Grand
Banks on Tuesday. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure will remain
nearly stationary over the Labrador Sea. Strong to gale force east to
northeasterly winds will persist over most waters between these two
features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Belle Isle Bank.

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