Issued 03:30 PM NDT 26 March 2015
Tonight and Friday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 this evening and to southwest 10 to 15 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to light Friday afternoon then becoming variable 10 to 15 Friday evening.
Periods of snow changing to showers and flurries this evening then to flurries Friday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4440N 6250W to 4350N
6050W to 4435N 5730W to 4725N 5740W 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.
5 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice
except 8 tenths of first-year ice in the southeastern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5335W to 4445N 4800W to 4445N 4700W to 4715N 4230W to 5000N
4300W to 6000N 5800W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5724W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast GulfIssued 3:30 PM NDT 26 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NDT 26 March 2015 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the southeastern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located southeast
of the Grand Banks.
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 996 mb located over western Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday low 990 mb located northeast of Belle
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:20 PM NDT 26 March 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the Grand Banks will move southeast of
the marine district tonight and will remain quasi-stationary for the
remainder of the forecast period. Meanwhile, a low pressure system
over Western Labrador will track eastward to lie northeast of the
Belle Isle Bank by Friday afternoon. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterlies will spread eastward across southern waters tonight
between these features.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast,
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south and the Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks - northern half
- Northern Grand Banks - southern half
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - northern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - southern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - southern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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