South Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 March 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind west 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 20 this morning then veering to northwest 25 this evening with gusts to 35.

Flurries beginning this morning and ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near midnight.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero this morning then falling to minus 10 to minus 4 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 March 2017
Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 March 2017
Monday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water. 

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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 Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5500N 5200W to 5545N 5500W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4945N
4200W to 5130N 4630W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 25 March 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located from Lake Melville to the
Gaspe Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 1014 mb located south of
Cape Breton Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 999 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM NDT 25 March 2017 A low pressure system will develop south of Nova Scotia this morning
and track eastward to cross the Southern Grand Banks tonight. As it
moves just east of the Grand Banks and becomes nearly stationary it
will rapidly intensify. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will
develop over southern and eastern waters behind this low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for East Coast
- Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank and the southern
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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