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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce 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.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday departing trough located east of the
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
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
Marine Weather StatementIssued 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
Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- 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
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- 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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