Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 24 March 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 near midnight and to variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to west 25 Monday evening.

Flurries beginning Monday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections Monday evening.

Temperatures plus 1 becoming minus 6 to plus 1 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 March 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 24 March 2019
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 8 grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the western section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

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 4605N 5925W to 4605N 5735W to Newfoundland
near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 8 grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice
in the western section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the western
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4110N 4935W to 4615N 4145W to 4930N
4110W to 5620N 5315W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 24 March 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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

Southwest Coast

Issued 09:00 AM EST 24 March 2019

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 3:30 PM NDT 24 March 2019 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Monday trough located east of Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday approaching trough located over Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM NDT 24 March 2019 An approaching trough will cross northern waters tonight. Strong to
gale force southwesterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong
to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf waters and Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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