Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 28 March 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind north 15 to 20 knots backing to west 10 to 15 near noon Sunday then to southwest 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

A few flurries ending this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending Sunday morning. Freezing spray beginning Sunday evening.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 10 to minus 3 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 28 March 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 March 2015
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 5 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice in the southeastern 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

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 Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5335W to 4445N 4800W to 4445N 4700W to 4700N 4215W to 5015N
4300W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 28 March 2015

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 10:00 AM NDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located southeast
of the Avalon Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM NDT 28 March 2015 A trough of low pressure will remain nearly stationary just southeast
of the Avalon Peninsula throughout the forecast period. Strong to
gale force southwesterlies will persist southeast of the trough axis
until Sunday evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, the Northern Grand Banks -
southeastern half and the Southern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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