Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 March 2020
Today Tonight and Monday.
Wind north 10 to 15 knots veering to northeast 15 to 20 this evening. Wind northeast 15 to 20 Monday.
Risk of freezing spray overnight and Monday.
Temperatures minus 7 to minus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4510N 6125W to 4440N 6020W
to 4520N 5900W to 4600N 5835W to 4725N 5900W to Newfoundland near
4710N 5525W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageSpecial ice warning in effect.
4 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice except 8
tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section. Difficult ice
conditions in the northeastern section today and Sunday.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 3:08 PM EDT 28 March 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5335W to 4600N 5130W to 4525N 4620W to 4700N 4420W to 4900N
4420W to 5100N 4550W to 5330N 4800W to 5835N 5525W to 6100N 5300W to
5800N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6037W to Newfoundland near 4852N 5826W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast GulfIssued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2020
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NDT 29 March 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over the southeastern Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:49 AM NDT 29 March 2020 A trough of low pressure in a line from the Southeastern Grand Banks
to the Eastern Funk Island Bank will remain stationary today and
Monday. Strong to gale force northerlies west of the trough will
gradually diminish on Monday as the trough weakens.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St Francis and south, the Northern Grand Banks -
western half and the Southwestern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Banquereau - eastern half
- Banquereau - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - eastern half
- Laurentian Fan - western half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks - eastern half
- Northern Grand Banks - western half
- Northumberland Strait
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast - Ramea and east
- Southwest Coast - west of Ramea
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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