East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to south 15 to 20 this morning then increasing to south 25 to 35 this evening. Wind becoming southwest 25 overnight then veering to west 30 near noon Sunday.

Periods of rain with a risk of thunderstorms changing to flurries or showers this evening and ending Sunday morning. Fog banks dissipating overnight.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 1 this evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 March 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019
Monday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except consolidated grey-white ice in bays in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4635N 5335W to 4610N 5235W
to 4905N 5210W to 4615N 4710W to 4725N 4410W to 4910N 4655W to 5355N
5035W to 5635N 5705W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except consolidated grey-white ice in bays in the
northern section.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4135N 5100W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4215W to 4900N
4215W to 5340N 4900W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 979 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 978 mb located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today deepening low 994 mb located over Laurentian
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 976 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM NDT 23 March 2019 A low pressure system located over the Gulf of Maine will track
northeastwards over the Maritimes today. Strong to gale force
southeasterly winds will diminish to strong southerlies today over
most waters as the low broadens.

A secondary low pressure system will form near the Laurentian Fan
this afternoon then rapidly deepen as it moves northward tonight.
Strong to gale force southerlies will persist over southeastern
waters today and tonight as a result of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle and Southwest Coast.

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