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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southeast 25 knots veering to south 15 to 20 near noon then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 25 this evening then veering to west 30 near noon Sunday.

Periods of rain and fog banks with a risk of thunderstorms changing to flurries or showers this evening and ending Sunday morning.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 1 this evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 March 2019
Monday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water. 

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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

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4910N 5230W
to 5010N 5055W to 4615N 4655W to 4700N 4440W to 5030N 4745W to 5400N
5000W to 5535N 5205W to 5620N 5610W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


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.

No watches or warnings in effect.


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
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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