Issued 10:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 this afternoon then veering to northwest 10 to 15 this evening. Wind becoming light Wednesday afternoon.
Flurries ending late overnight.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray this evening.
Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4615N 5900W to 4605N 5710W to Newfoundland
near 4735N 5625W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageSpecial ice warning in effect.
Open water except 6 grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice
in the western section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the western
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4045N 4920W to 4615N 4145W to 5020N
4050W to 5620N 5315W to 5630N 5335W to 6000N 5830W to 6120N 5600W
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 10:00 AM NDT 26 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.
Southwest CoastIssued 09:00 AM EST 26 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 998 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 984 mb located southeast of Greenland.
At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Gulf of
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:42 AM NDT 26 March 2019 A low east of Belle Isle Bank will continue to move northeastward
today to lie southeast of Greenland this afternoon. Strong to gale
force westerlies will continue today in its wake.
A trough will move to lie over the Southern Grand Banks this
afternoon and will remain quasi-stationary for the remainder of the
forecast period. Strong to gale force northeasterlies will develop
north of this feature Wednesday morning.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and the Southern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, South Coast,
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Southern Grand
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - northern half
- Laurentian Fan - southern half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks - eastern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks - western half
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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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