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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 31 March 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 to 25 early Wednesday morning then veering to east 30 near noon Wednesday.

Showers or flurries ending this evening. Periods of rain and fog patches overnight and Wednesday.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM ADT 31 March 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late Wednesday morning and to 3 to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 31 March 2020
Thursday Wind easterly 30 to 40 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northeast 20 to 30.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to north 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday 1 tenth first-year ice except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice along parts of the coast of Cape Breton. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4510N 6125W to 4500N 6000W
to 4520N 5900W to 4725N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4710N 5525W. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 2
tenths first-year ice along parts of the coast of Cape Breton.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:19 PM EDT 31 March 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5556W to 4500N 5250W to 4445N 4700W to 4600N 4450W to 5030N
4345W to 5330N 4800W to 5800N 5500W to 5930N 5400W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 31 March 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today low 994 mb located south of East Scotian
Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Wednesday departing low 996 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM ADT 31 March 2020 A low pressure system south of east scotia slope will drift eastward
today. Strong to gale force northerly winds north of the low will
diminish somewhat tonight as the low pulls away from the region.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Anticosti - southeastern half.

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