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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 28 March 2020

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to southeast 15 near noon Sunday. Wind increasing to southeast 25 early Sunday evening.

Rain Sunday evening.


Issued 05:00 PM ADT 28 March 2020
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 28 March 2020
Monday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 March 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4510N 6125W to 4440N 6020W
to 4520N 5900W to 4600N 5835W to 4725N 5900W to Newfoundland near
4710N 5525W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:08 PM EDT 28 March 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5335W to 4600N 5130W to 4525N 4620W to 4700N 4420W to 4900N
4420W to 5100N 4550W to 5330N 4800W to 5835N 5525W to 6100N 5300W to
5800N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5017N 6037W to Newfoundland near 4852N 5826W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 28 March 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 999 mb located over the southern
Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday departing low 1002 mb located south of
the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located over the southwestern
Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Sunday ridge located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday approaching low 1006 mb located southwest
of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:44 PM ADT 28 March 2020 A low pressure system over the Southern Grand Banks will remain
nearly stationary tonight before moving southeastward on Sunday.
Strong to gale force northwesterly winds are expected over eastern
portions of Laurentian Fan and Banquereau overnight and into Sunday.

Meanwhile, a low pressure system will approach the district from the
southwest Sunday night. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds are
expected ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - eastern half and Laurentian Fan - eastern half.

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