East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 03:30 PM NDT 21 March 2018
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to northeast 25 near midnight with gusts to 35 near Cape Race overnight and gusts to 45 near Cape Race Thursday. Wind becoming east 35 Thursday evening.
Periods of snow beginning this evening changing to periods of rain or snow Thursday morning. Fog banks forming Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog banks.
Temperatures minus 2 to plus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 21 March 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4715N 5245W to 4910N 5005W
to 5530N 5210W to 5635N 5510W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 21 March 2018
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4653N 5409W to 4530N 5315W to 4500N 4745W to 4515N 4530W to 4700N
4530W to 5100N 4745W to 5300N 4930W to 5600N 5145W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5029N 5724W.
Iceberg Count26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 3:30 PM NDT 21 March 2018
'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 SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NDT 21 March 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 990 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday dissipating low 998 mb located over
northern Laurentian Fan.
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough from 990 mb low located southwest
of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday approaching low 990 mb located south of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:22 PM NDT 21 March 2018 A trough of low pressure southwest of the Grand Banks will move over
the Grand Banks tonight. This trough will become nearly stationary on
Thursday as a developing low pressure system approaches from south of
Nova Scotia. Strong to gale force southeasterlies to northeasterlies
will develop over southern and western waters ahead of these
features. Winds will shift to strong to gale force southerlies in the
wake of the trough.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, and the Grand
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - northern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks - northern half
- Southwestern Grand Banks - southern half
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- 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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