Northeast Gulf - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 March 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind north 10 to 15 knots veering to northeast 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Flurries beginning Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4 rising to minus 6 to minus 1 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 27 March 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 March 2017
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind north 35 knots.
Saturday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 8 tenths of grey ice except 9 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 Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6015W to 4505N 6020W
to 4505N 5915W to 4555N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea
ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths of grey ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice in the
southeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4715N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4800N 4430W to 5000N 4330W to 5145N
4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (Ended)

Freezing spray warning ended

Northeast Gulf

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 March 2017
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 965 mb located east of the Flemish Cap.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing low located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Cabot Strait.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM NDT 28 March 2017 An intense low pressure system east of the Flemish Cap will move
slowly eastward today. Gale to storm force northwesterlies over most
waters behind the low will slowly subside today as it weakens and
drifts eastward.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks, and Southeastern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all other waters except Strait of
Belle Isle - western half, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, and South
Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South
Coast, and the Southern Grand Banks.

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