Southwest Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 26 March 2017

Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 25 knots with gusts to 35.

Flurries ending Monday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 26 March 2017
Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 26 March 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to north 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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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

Open water.


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.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 26 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 Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 26 March 2017 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today deepening low 982 mb located near the
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Monday quasi-stationary low 960 mb located east
of the Flemish Cap.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:05 PM NDT 26 March 2017 An intense low pressure system near the Grand Banks will continue to
deepen as it tracks northeastward tonight. The storm will stall east
of the Flemish Cap tonight then move slowly eastward on Monday.
Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop over most waters
while hurricane force northwesterlies are expected over the Northern
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Northern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank, and Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect all other waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western half,
Gulf waters and Southwest Coast.

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

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