Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 18 March 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to west 20 near noon Tuesday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections late this evening. Freezing spray over western sections Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 18 March 2019
Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 18 March 2019
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 5 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the western section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the western section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 4440N
6155W to 4550N 5900W to 4510N 5815W to 4535N 5610W to 4720N 5635W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 5 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth
first-year ice in the western section. Unusual presence of sea ice
in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4340N 4930W to 4340N 4840W to 4555N 4315W to 4800N
4150W to 5200N 4500W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5730W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 18 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 18 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 8:00 PM NDT 18 March 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 976 mb located east of Greenland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday quasi-stationary low 970 mb located east
of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located south of the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM NDT 18 March 2019 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Southwest Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and
Funk Island Bank.

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