Northeast Gulf - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 31 March 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind south 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon then increasing to southwest 25 near noon Wednesday.

Snow beginning this afternoon and ending Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 March 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 31 March 2015
Thursday Wind west 25 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots backing to southeast 20.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths of first-year ice. 

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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 30 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4445N
6100W to 4430N 5800W to 4600N 5700W to 4730N 5800W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4815W to 4430N 4715W to 4700N 4130W to 4930N
4215W to 6000N 5715W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday dissipating ridge located over Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line north-south over
the southeastern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 998 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 995 mb located over northeastern
Newfoundland.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching low 1000 mb located south
of Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM NDT 31 March 2015 A low pressure system will track across Newfoundland from the
Southwest Coast to the Northeast Coast tonight. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will develop south of the low this evening.

Meanwhile, a second, more intense, low pressure system will approach
Newfoundland from the south Wednesday evening. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies will spread over southern waters Wednesday evening
ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southwest Coast - Ramea and east and the Southwestern Grand Banks.

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