Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special 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 section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First 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 Coverage

Special 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
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 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 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.

Special ice warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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
St. Lawrence.
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 Statement

Issued 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
Banks.

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