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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 31 March 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 Wednesday morning.

Snow ending Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 31 March 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening then building to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 31 March 2015
Thursday Wind west 25 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots backing to southeast 20.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 1 tenth of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice near the Newfoundland coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4445N
6100W to 4430N 5800W to 4600N 5700W to 4730N 5800W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice near the
Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 31 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday dissipating ridge located over Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line north-south over
the eastern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 995 mb located over Cape Breton Island.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 997 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching low 1000 mb located south
of Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:19 PM NDT 31 March 2015 A low pressure system currently over Cape Breton Island will track
across Newfoundland from the Southwest Coast to the Northeast Coast
tonight. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop south of
the low 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.

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