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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 March 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 25 near noon and to northeast 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind veering to east 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of rain. Fog banks forming Tuesday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 March 2020
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 March 2020
Wednesday Wind east 25 knots.
Thursday Wind east 25 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2020 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 March 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5250W to 4630N 4700W
to 4800N 4645W to 4945N 4945W to 5300N 5030W to 5545N 5300W to 5645N
5645W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north then west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 29 March 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5335W to 4505N 4700W to 4610N 4500W to 4800N 4415W to 4920N
4420W to 5330N 4800W to 5835N 5525W to 6100N 5300W to 5800N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6041W to Newfoundland near 4844N 5836W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except 10 to 25 icebergs north of the iceberg

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 30 March 2020

'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 3:00 AM NDT 30 March 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line north-south over
the southeastern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the East Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located over northern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NDT 30 March 2020 A trough of low pressure over the Grand Banks will move slowly
westward to lie northeast to southwest over Newfoundland Tuesday
evening. Strong to gale force northerlies are forecast just west of
this feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port, East Coast
- Cape St Francis and south, Northeast Coast - north of cape St.
John and the Southwestern Grand Banks.

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