South Coast


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 24 March 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to northeast 35 to 45 Sunday morning and locally gusts to 55 along the coast. Wind becoming north 25 to 35 Sunday evening.

Flurries ending Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 March 2018
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 24 March 2018
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5240W to 4830N 4930W
to 5050N 5320W to 5400N 5035W to 5655N 5835W to 5800N 5825W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 March 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4652N 5408W to 4530N 5315W to 4500N 4745W to 4515N 4515W to 4715N
4515W to 5100N 4645W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 5130W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5109N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 24 March 2018

'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 24 March 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 999 mb located southwest of the
Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 1002 mb located east of the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over northern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Sunday ridge located on a line east-west over

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NDT 24 March 2018 A low pressure system southwest of the Grand Banks at forecast time
will track northeastward to lie east of the district by Sunday
evening. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure over Northern Quebec
will build southwards across Labrador. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies will persist between these features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast and
Belle Isle Bank.

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