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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 23 March 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this afternoon and to light this evening. Wind increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Saturday morning and to northeast 25 Saturday evening.

A few flurries ending near noon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.


Issued 05:00 AM ADT 23 March 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 March 2018
Sunday Wind northeast 30 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4510N 6005W
to 4530N 5810W to 4650N 5725W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5408W to 4530N 5315W to 4500N 4745W to 4515N 4515W to 4715N
4515W to 5100N 4700W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 5130W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 23 March 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 991 mb located over Cabot Strait.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing low 995 mb located northeast
of the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT Saturday approaching ridge located over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM ADT 23 March 2018 A low pressure system over the Cabot Strait will move northeastward
away from the district today. Strong to gale force northeasterlies
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will diminish to strong northerlies
today, then increase again to strong to gale force northeasterlies on
Saturday as a ridge of high pressure builds over Labrador.
Over southern waters strong to gale force southwesterlies will
diminish to moderate to strong westerlies later today.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Sable, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Gulf-Magdalen,
and Anticosti-southeastern half.

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