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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 March 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 this evening and to northeast 35 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 Tuesday evening.

Flurries beginning overnight changing to periods of rain near noon Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Risk of freezing spray today and tonight.

Temperatures minus 7 to minus 2 rising to zero Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 30 March 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 March 2020
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2020 Today Tonight and Monday Special 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 parts of the pack ice today and Monday. 

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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 29 March 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

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

Special 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 parts of the pack ice today and Monday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 29 March 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5335W to 4505N 4700W to 4610N 4500W to 4800N 4415W to 4920N
4420W to 5330N 4800W to 5835N 5525W to 6100N 5300W to 5800N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6041W to Newfoundland near 4844N 5836W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 March 2020

'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.

Special ice warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 30 March 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line north-south over
the southeastern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the East Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located over northern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NDT 30 March 2020 A trough of low pressure over the Grand Banks will move slowly
westward to lie northeast to southwest over Newfoundland Tuesday
evening. Strong to gale force northerlies are forecast just west of
this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port, East Coast
- Cape St Francis and south, Northeast Coast - north of cape St.
John and the Southwestern Grand Banks.

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