Southwest Coast - west of Ramea

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 19 April 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind north 15 knots backing to west 10 to 15 near noon Monday.

A few flurries beginning this evening and ending late overnight.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 April 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 April 2015
Tuesday Wind east 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 25 knots.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 5 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme southwestern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the extreme southwestern section today and Monday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6105W to 4515N 5950W
to 4430N 5905W to 4435N 5730W to 4645N 5705W to 4720N 5745W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 5 tenths of first-year ice in the extreme
southwestern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the extreme
southwestern section today and Monday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5331W to 4430N 4745W to 4430N 4600W to 4545N 3630W to 4700N
3630W to 5000N 3800W to 5130N 3900W to 6000N 5600W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5107N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Southwest Coast - west of Ramea

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2015

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1008 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Monday intensifying low 984 mb located southeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM NDT 19 April 2015 A low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will approach the marine
district today before intensifying and tracking southeast of the
marine district tonight. Gale force northerly winds will develop
early Monday over southeastern waters in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Funk Island Bank.

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