East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 March 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to west 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 15 Wednesday morning then increasing to west 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries ending Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 March 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 March 2019
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind south 25 knots.
Saturday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from near 4650N 5540W to 4620N 5245W to 4835N
5140W to 4710N 4800W to 4315N 5030W to 4225N 4910W to 4805N 4515W to
4910N 4725W to 5520N 5200W to 5625N 5730W to 5800N 5915W then
northward. Sea ice is north then west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4340N 4930W to 4340N 4840W to 4555N 4315W to 4800N
4150W to 5200N 4500W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5730W.

Iceberg Count

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.

By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 970 mb located east of
Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM NDT 19 March 2019 A trough of low pressure will approach from the north on Wednesday.
Moderate to strong westerlies will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies over northern waters ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Southwest Coast, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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