Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 near noon and to southwest 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 20 near midnight and to variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 25 near noon Thursday and to southwest 35 Thursday evening.

Flurries tonight and Thursday afternoon.

Risk of freezing spray today.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 5 rising to zero Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots becoming east 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind east 35 knots diminishing to south 15.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday 7 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the eastern and southeastern sections. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4600N 5930W to 4545N 5700W to 4725N 5625W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9
plus tenths first-year ice in the eastern and southeastern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4250N 4940W to 4250N 4830W to 4610N 4235W to 4900N
4230W to 5400N 4850W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5730W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over northern Labrador Coast.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:58 AM NDT 20 March 2019 A trough of low pressure over the North Labrador Coast will continue
across the Labrador Sea today to lie over Belle Isle Bank by tonight.
Over northern waters moderate to strong westerlies will increase to
strong to gale force southwesterlies ahead of the trough then shift
to strong to gale force northwesterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf and Belle Isle Bank.

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

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