Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 26 March 2015

Tonight and Friday

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 near midnight and to light Friday morning. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 Friday evening.

Showers and fog patches.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 March 2015
Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 26 March 2015
Saturday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots becoming west 15 to 20.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First 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.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 26 March 2015 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 996 mb located over central Labrador.
By 4:00 p.m. NDT Friday departing low 990 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:59 PM NDT 26 March 2015 A ridge of high pressure southeast of the marine district will remain
quasi-stationary through the forecast period. Meanwhile, a low
pressure system over Central Labrador will continue to 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. Winds will
ease tomorrow over western and northern waters while strong to gale
force southwesterlies will continue over the Grand Banks and adjacent

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south and the Grand

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island

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