East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 08:00 PM NDT 31 March 2015
Tonight and Wednesday
Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots veering to south 20 late this evening then increasing to southwest 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 near noon Wednesday then backing to southeast 20 Wednesday evening.
Periods of snow tonight. Rain beginning Wednesday evening.
Temperatures minus 4 to zero rising to plus 1 Wednesday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4845N 4455W to 5000N 4735W to 5145N 4835W to 5450N 5225W to
5630N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.
Bergy water except 2 tenths of new ice along parts of the coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4813W to 4430N 4713W to 4700N 4128W to 4928N
4158W to 6000N 5639W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NDT 31 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 995 mb located off the Southwest
Coast of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 997 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.
At 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 1000 mb located south of Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday intensifying low 986 mb located over
At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday dissipating ridge located over Belle
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:50 PM NDT 31 March 2015 A low pressure system currently near Port aux Basques will track
across Newfoundland tonight and lie over Belle Isle Bank by Wednesday
morning. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop south of
the low later 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.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - eastern half
- Banquereau - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope - northwestern half
- East Scotian Slope - southeastern half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - northwestern half
- Laurentian Fan - southeastern half
- Lurcher - eastern half
- Lurcher - western half
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - northern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast - Ramea and east
- Southwest Coast - west of Ramea
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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