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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 March 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this morning and to northwest 15 to 20 near noon. Wind backing to westerly 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to southwest 20 to 25 near midnight. Wind increasing to south 25 to 35 overnight then becoming southwest 25 Wednesday morning.

Flurries ending this morning. Snow beginning late this evening and changing to rain and snow Wednesday morning and ending near noon Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 9 rising to plus 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 03 March 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon and to 1 or less early this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 March 2015
Thursday Wind westerly 25 knots veering to northerly 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice in bays of the eastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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

Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of
grey-white ice in bays of the eastern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fundy

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 March 2015

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Fundy

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 March 2015

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 964 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 a.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM AST 3 March 2015 Gale to storm force northwesterly winds in the wake of an intense low
pressure system northeast of Newfoundland will diminish throughout
the day as a ridge of high pressure builds into the region from the
west. On Wednesday a trough of low pressure will move across the
district. Strong to gale force southerly winds are forecast ahead of
the trough.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau..Cabot Strait..Gulf-Magdalen..And Anticosti. Gale warnings
are in effect for all remaining waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..
Lurcher..Browns Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..Eastern
Shore..Sable..Fourchu..Banquereau..Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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