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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 25 March 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.

Flurries beginning this evening and ending Sunday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near midnight.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 6 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 25 March 2017
Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 25 March 2017
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind easterly 25 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind easterly 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 2 tenths of grey-white ice in the extreme northeastern section. 

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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 Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4510N 5930W
to 4610N 5825W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths of grey-white ice in the extreme
northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4145W to 5000N
4145W to 5145N 4615W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 25 March 2017

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 8:00 PM ADT 25 March 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing low 1007 mb located east of
the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday ridge located from Quebec to New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located over the southwestern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:05 AM ADT 26 March 2017 A cold northwesterly flow will give freezing spray to northern and
eastern waters today and tonight.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for eastern shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence
waters.

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