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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 27 March 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots early this morning and to southeast 20 near noon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 late this afternoon then veering to southwest 20 after midnight. Wind veering to west 15 to 20 Tuesday morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon Tuesday.

Periods of rain and fog patches beginning near noon and ending Tuesday morning.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 27 March 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 early this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 27 March 2017
Wednesday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to north 20 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind north 30 knots.
Friday Wind north 30 knots diminishing to north 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4540N 6015W to 4510N 5925W
to 4615N 5810W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice northwest
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5315W to 4630N 4345W to 4715N 4150W to 5015N 4144W to 5145N
4545W to 5300N 4959W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM ADT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located from Quebec to West Scotian
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Tuesday weakening ridge located from Labrador
to Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1014 mb located west of Browns Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 1015 mb located over East Scotian

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM ADT 27 March 2017 A cold northwesterly flow will give freezing spray to northern and
eastern waters today.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - northeastern
half, and Anticosti.

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