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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind northwest 20 knots backing to westerly 15 early this afternoon then increasing to southwest 20 to 25 early this evening. Wind veering to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 25 Saturday evening.

Flurries beginning this evening changing to flurries or showers late overnight and ending near noon Saturday.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 3 overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 23 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4915N
4200W to 5230N 4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located from Georges Bank to Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday trough located from Anticosti Island to
the Bay of Fundy.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday trough located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM ADT 24 March 2017 A cold northwesterly flow of air will continue to give freezing spray
to eastern and northern regions this morning and afternoon. Freezing
spray will develop once again over the northern marine district on
Saturday.

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

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