East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 10 to 15 knots backing to south 20 near noon then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 this evening. Wind veering to southwest 35 to 45 overnight then to northwest 35 Tuesday evening.
Snow beginning this afternoon changing to rain and fog patches this evening then to a few flurries overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning near noon Tuesday.
Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 1 this evening then falling to minus 12 to minus 4 Tuesday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4645N 4640W
to 5035N 4645W to 5515N 5230W to 5550N 5505W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
5 tenths of new ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice except 6
tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice in the
extreme northern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 1 March 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5252W to 4700N 5030W to 4717N 4700W to 5000N 4645W to 5159N
4700W to 6000N 5744W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
Warnings (In effect)
East CoastIssued 03:00 AM NST 02 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.
East CoastIssued 03:00 AM NST 02 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from the Grand Banks to
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 1007 mb located south of
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday deepening low 968 mb located over the
Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:59 AM NST 2 March 2015 A low pressure system developing off the American seaboard is
forecast to deepen as it tracks northeastward to cross Central
Newfoundland tonight, then moves to lie northeast of the Belle Isle
Bank by Tuesday night. Southerly to southeasterly gales will develop
this afternoon over southern waters and spread northward ahead of
this system. Gale to hurricane force westerlies to northwesterlies
will develop over all waters in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that hurricane force warnings are in
effect for Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank. Storm warnings are
in effect for the Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half and the
Northeast Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southeastern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf - northwestern half
- Northeast Gulf - southeastern half
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast - northern half
- South Labrador Coast - southern half
- South Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- South Labrador Sea - southeastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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