Southwestern Shore

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 March 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 near noon and to northwest 20 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Friday morning then backing to southwest 15 Friday afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 20 to 25 Friday evening.

Flurries ending near midnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending after midnight.

Temperatures minus 6 rising to plus 1 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM ADT 23 March 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 1 or less near noon Friday. Seas building to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 March 2017
Saturday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeasterly 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4520N
5925W to 4620N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice
northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6450W to New
Brunswick near 4525N 6520W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5305W to 4515N 4700W to 4715N 4200W to 4900N 4215W to 5200N
4545W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Shore

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 March 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwestern Shore

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 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 ADT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today low 996 mb located over eastern Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 998 mb located south of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM ADT 23 March 2017 A low pressure system over Eastern Nova Scotia will slowly track
eastward today reaching Newfoundland this afternoon. Gale to storm
force north to northwesterlies are forecast north and west of the
low.

In addition freezing spray will develop in the cold northerly winds
in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore-eastern half, Sable-eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait-eastern half and Gulf-Magdalen.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all marine waters.

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