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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind south 25 knots except northeast 25 over northwestern sections late this morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to northwest 25 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 25 near noon Sunday.

Flurries or showers. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along the Newfoundland 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 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6525W to Nova
Scotia near 4500N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4450N 6225W to 4450N
6210W to 4510N 6100W to 4605N 5925W to 4605N 5735W to Newfoundland
near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice along
the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5110W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4150W to 4900N
4215W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to 5740N 4820W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 981 mb located over New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 978 mb located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today deepening low 992 mb located over Laurentian
Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday low 970 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NDT 23 March 2019 A low pressure system located over New Brunswick 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 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 East
Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.

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