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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 05 March 2015

Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots veering to northerly 15 to 20 this evening then diminishing to light Friday afternoon.

Flurries ending early Friday morning.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 05 March 2015
Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 05 March 2015
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to westerly 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4530N 5630W to 4720N 5710W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W to New
Brunswick near 4520N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5307W to 4715N 4700W to 5000N 4545W to 5100N 4545W to 5200N
4645W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 5 March 2015 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over southern Ontario.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:42 PM AST 5 March 2015 A departing trough of low pressure east of the district will maintain
gale force northwesterlies this evening over some northern waters.
Winds will diminish overnight as a ridge of high pressure builds over
the Maritimes.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait..Gulf-Magdalen northeastern half and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore..Sable..
Fourchu..Banquereau and Cabot Strait.

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