Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 18 March 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 20 knots backing to west 25 Monday morning.

A few flurries beginning Monday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Monday evening.

Low tonight minus 9. High Monday minus 2.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 18 March 2018
Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 18 March 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind northeast 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Open water. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4510N 6005W
to 4535N 5900W to 4705N 5900W to 4700N 5715W to Newfoundland near
4730N 5610W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect


Issued 8:00 PM ADT 18 March 2018

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 8:00 PM ADT 18 March 2018 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight quasi-stationary low located northeast
of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:43 PM ADT 18 March 2018 A quasi-stationary low pressure system northeast of the district will
maintain a cold and unstable flow over the region for the next few
days. Strong to gale force west to northwesterlies will persist
across the marine district throughout much of the forecast period.
Freezing spray is expected over all areas except southernmost waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen - northeastern half, and
Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand
Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern
shore, Fourchu, Banquereau, and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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