East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 03:00 AM NDT 21 March 2019
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 20 to 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 this morning then diminishing to light overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Friday morning and to southeast 25 near noon Friday. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Friday evening.
Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 2 Friday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4235N 4840W to 4720N 4500W to
4820N 4505W to 4915N 4715W to 5050N 4750W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N
5710W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice is north then west of
the ice edge.
Bergy water except consolidated grey-white ice in some bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 20 March 2019
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4230N 5000W to 4230N 4840W to 4615N 4225W to 4900N
4225W to 5400N 4835W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4945N 5745W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 03:00 AM NDT 21 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 SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NDT 21 March 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough located over Belle Isle
At 3:00 a.m. NDT today high located on a line east-west over the
southern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday high located east of the Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located over northern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:45 AM NDT 21 March 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Belle Isle Bank will move east of
the marine district this morning. Over northern waters strong to gale
force northwesterlies are forecast behind the trough.
On Friday a low pressure system will approach the Maritimes from the
southwest. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds are forecast to
develop during the day for most waters.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northeast Coast and Funk Island Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.
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- Browns Bank
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- East Scotian Slope
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