East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 March 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind diminishing to west 15 Wednesday afternoon and to light Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 1.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 20 March 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 20 March 2018
Thursday Wind east 25 knots increasing to east 35 in the morning.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots becoming northeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4715N 5245W to 4840N 5050W
to 5425N 5110W to 5635N 5515W to 5800N 5825W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 20 March 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4653N 5409W to 4530N 5330W to 4500N 4745W to 4515N 4530W to 4800N
4600W to 5300N 4930W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5029N 5724W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 20 March 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 991 mb located over southeastern
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing low 1001 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday approaching trough located south of
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM NDT 20 March 2018 A warm front will approach the marine district from the southwest on
Wednesday. Strong to gale force east to southeasterlies will develop
over southern waters late in the day Wednesday ahead of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Southwestern Grand Banks.

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