Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 19 March 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots today tonight and Wednesday.

Flurries ending this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections today and Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 rising to minus 1 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 19 March 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 19 March 2019
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind south 25 knots.
Saturday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 5 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice in the western section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the western section. 

[ Canadian Ice Service ]

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

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
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 4600N 5930W to 4545N 5700W to 4725N 5625W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 5 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths
first-year ice in the western section. Unusual presence of sea ice
in the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4250N 4940W to 4250N 4830W to 4610N 4235W to 4900N
4230W to 5400N 4850W to 5650N 5400W to 5940N 5800W to 6130N 5500W to
5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5840W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5730W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 19 March 2019

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Special ice warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 09:00 AM EST 19 March 2019

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 19 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.

By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:56 AM NDT 19 March 2019 A trough of low pressure will approach from the north on Wednesday.
Moderate to strong westerlies will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterlies over northern waters ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Southwest Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

Atlantic - Maritimes Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: