Eastern Shore

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 March 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 this morning then backing to west 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southwest 10 to 15 Monday morning. Wind backing to south 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.

Snow ending early this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Over open water risk of freezing spray this morning.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to minus 1 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 29 March 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 March 2015
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots veering to southwest 25 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northerly 20 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to west 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 2 tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern section. Unusual presence of sea ice over the northeastern section today and continuing Sunday. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island 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 Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4420N
6000W to 4420N 5725W to 4725N 5720W to Newfoundland near 4720N
5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
4505N 6525W to 4425N 6620W Nova Scotia near 4415N 6605W. Sea ice
north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 2 tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern
section. Unusual presence of sea ice over the northeastern section
today and continuing Sunday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4700N 4200W to 4945N
4245W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5820W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Eastern Shore

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 March 2015

'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.

Special ice warning in effect

Eastern Shore

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 990 mb located east of Sable Island.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 990 mb located over the
Avalon Peninsula.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 3:00 p.m. ADT Monday ridge located from Georges Bank to
Banquereau.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM ADT 29 March 2015 A low pressure system just east of Sable Island at forecast time
Will move northeast across the Avalon Peninsula this morning. Gale
To storm force southwesterlies south of the low become gale to
possibly storm force northwesterlies immediately behind the low
before diminishing this morning. Winds will continue to diminish
From west to east as the low pulls away from the district.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Sable.. East Scotian Slope.. Banquereau.. And Laurentian Fan. Gale
Warnings are in effect for West Scotian Slope.. Eastern shore..
Fourchu.. And Cabot Strait. Freezing spray warnings are in effect
For Cabot Strait.. Northumberland Strait.. Gulf-Magdalen..
Chaleur-Miscou.. And Anticosti.

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