East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 03:00 AM NDT 27 March 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 30 knots diminishing to southwest 20 this morning then increasing to southwest 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 Saturday morning.
Rain and fog banks changing to rain or freezing rain Saturday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4750N 5245W to 4650N
4510W to 4900N 4500W to 4930N 4730W to 5500N 5230W to 5600N 5630W to
5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
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 CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 03:00 AM NDT 27 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 3:00 AM NDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located over southeastern
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 990 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.
At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located southeast
of the Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday approaching low 996 mb located south of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:53 AM NDT 27 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 the southeast coast of Labrador will continue to
track eastward to lie northeast of Belle Isle Bank by this afternoon.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies between these two features will
continue over the Grand Banks and adjacent waters through Saturday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south and the Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port, Belle Isle Bank and
Funk Island Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
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- Bras d'Or Lakes
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- Georges Bank - northern half
- Georges Bank - southern half
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- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
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- Southeastern Grand Banks - northern half
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