Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 March 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

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

Flurries tonight and Thursday afternoon.

Risk of freezing spray this evening.

Temperatures minus 4 falling to minus 12 overnight then rising to zero Thursday evening.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM 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 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday 7 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the eastern section and along the Newfoundland coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 5650W to 4635N 5605W 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 section and along the
Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4840W to 4615N 4225W to 4900N
4225W to 5400N 4835W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except 10 to 25 icebergs east of the western
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 3:30 PM 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 3:30 PM NDT 20 March 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located over Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM NDT 20 March 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Labrador Sea will continue
southeastwards tonight to lie east of the Belle Isle Bank by Thursday
morning. Over northern waters 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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