Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind west 20 to 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening then to south 15 Monday morning. Wind increasing to east 30 Monday evening.

A few flurries ending this morning. Snow beginning Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Monday morning. Freezing spray beginning Monday evening.

Temperatures minus 12 rising to minus 4 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 March 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2015
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwest 50 to 60 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots backing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 8 tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4720N 4700W
to 5145N 4825W to 5515N 5230W to 5550N 5505W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice
except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5252W to 4700N 5030W to 4800N 4730W to 5000N 4645W to 5145N
4700W to 6000N 5745W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 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 NST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from New England to Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located over the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching low 1006 mb located over
southwestern Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NST 1 March 2015 A low pressure system is forecast to develop off the American
seaboard tonight and then track northeastward to reach Southwestern
Newfoundland by Monday evening. Southeasterly gales will develop over
southern waters by late Monday ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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