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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 28 March 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Wind northeast 25 knots backing to north 30 this evening then diminishing to northwest 20 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to light Sunday afternoon.

Periods of snow changing to chance of flurries Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Over open water risk of freezing spray overnight and Sunday morning.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 28 March 2015
Tonight and Sunday Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 28 March 2015
Monday Wind light becoming south 15 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 1 tenth of first-year ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the eastern 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 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

1 tenth of first-year ice except 7 tenths of first-year ice in the
eastern section.

 

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 28 March 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low located over East Scotian Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday low located over the Avalon Peninsula.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:33 PM ADT 28 March 2015 A low pressure system over the East Scotian Slope will move
northeastward tonight to lie over the Avalon Peninsula Sunday
morning. Strong to gale force southwesterlies south of the low become
strong to gale force north to northeasterlies north of it. Winds will
diminish from west to east as the low pulls away from the district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank..Georges Bank..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Sable..
East Scotian Slope..Southeastern half of Banquereau.. And Laurentian
Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait and
Gulf-Magdalen.

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