South Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 22 March 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late this evening then diminishing to south 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 25 to 35 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning late this evening changing to flurries or showers Saturday morning. Fog banks forming late overnight and dissipating Saturday evening.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 3 after midnight.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 March 2019
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 22 March 2019
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind west 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4635N 5335W to 4610N 5235W
to 4905N 5210W to 4615N 4710W to 4725N 4410W to 4910N 4655W to 5355N
5035W to 5635N 5705W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4135N 5100W to 4135N 4900W to 4600N 4215W to 4900N
4215W to 5340N 4900W to 5650N 5400W to 6000N 5930W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 22 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 Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 22 March 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing trough located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 979 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Saturday low 987 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:54 PM NDT 22 March 2019 A trough over the Labrador Sea will continue to move eastwards
tonight to lie east of the district Saturday morning. Strong to gale
force southwesterly winds ahead of the trough will diminish over
northern waters near midnight.

Meanwhile, a low pressure system will track northeastwards over the
Maritimes tonight. Strong to gale force easterly winds over southern
waters will spread across all waters ahead of the low tonight.
Over southeastern waters, strong to gale force southerlies will
persist on Saturday as the low begins to track northeastwards into
the Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle.

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