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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 31 March 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southwest 30 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 20 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon then increasing to east 20 Wednesday evening.

Snow late this evening. Snow or rain beginning Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 31 March 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 31 March 2015
Thursday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 20 knots backing to south 20.
Saturday Wind south 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except consolidated grey-white ice in a few small bays. 

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Ice Forecasts

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

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4845N 4455W to 5000N 4735W to 5145N 4835W to 5450N 5225W to
5630N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except consolidated grey-white ice in a few small bays.


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 except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 31 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 995 mb located off the Southwest
Coast of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 997 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 1000 mb located south of Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Wednesday intensifying low 986 mb located over

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight 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.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NDT 31 March 2015 A low pressure system currently near Port aux Basques will track
across Newfoundland tonight and lie over Belle Isle Bank by Wednesday
morning. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop south of
the low later 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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