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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 18 March 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening and to variable 10 to 15 Tuesday morning.

Flurries.

Risk of freezing spray today and tonight.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 5.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 18 March 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 March 2019
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday 7 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 plus tenths first-year ice in the eastern section. 

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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

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 4440N
6155W to 4550N 5900W to 4510N 5815W to 4535N 5610W to 4720N 5635W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice except 9
plus tenths first-year ice in the eastern section.

 

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.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 18 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 972 mb located over eastern Labrador
Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 976 mb located south of
Greenland.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located south of the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM NDT 18 March 2019 A low pressure system over the East Labrador Sea will continue
eastward today. Gale force westerly winds over eastern and northern
waters are expected to diminish this afternoon as the low moves off
and a ridge approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and the Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and the Funk Island Bank.

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