East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 March 2015
Today Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 30 near noon. Wind diminishing to west 20 this afternoon and to light this evening.
Rain or freezing rain and fog patches ending this afternoon.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4750N 5245W to 4705N
4530W to 4845N 4500W to 4930N 4645W 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 28 March 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4830W to 4430N 4730W to 4700N 4200W to 4945N
4245W to 6000N 5715W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5820W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 03:00 AM NDT 29 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 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 991 mb located east of Sable Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 990 mb located northeast of
Funk Island Bank.
At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough from 991 mb low located over the
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing trough from 990 mb low located
on a line northeast-southwest over southern Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday building ridge located on a line east-west
over the Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:53 AM NDT 29 March 2015 A low pressure system just east of Sable Island will pass over the
Avalon Peninsula this morning and quickly move east of the marine
district this afternoon. An associated trough over the Grand Banks
will move northwards to the Southern Funk Island Bank this afternoon
before exiting the marine district this evening. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will persist southeast of these features until Sunday
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, the Northern Grand Banks -
southeastern half and the Southern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
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- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope - northern half
- East Scotian Slope - southern half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
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- 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
- Southeastern Grand Banks - northern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
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