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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 03 March 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this evening and to light near midnight. Wind increasing to south 20 late overnight and to south 35 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 early Wednesday afternoon.

Snow beginning early Wednesday morning changing to rain near noon Wednesday and ending early Wednesday evening. Fog banks forming near noon Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog banks.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Low tonight minus 10. High Wednesday plus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 03 March 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 or less after midnight then building to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

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

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday 4 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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

4 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 3 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5308W to 4645N 4615W to 5000N 4600W to 5200N 4645W to 6000N
5753W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 8:00 PM 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

Fourchu

Issued 8:00 PM 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 8:00 PM AST 3 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the western 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 over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM AST 3 March 2015 A ridge of high pressure will pass through the district tonight.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies ahead of the ridge diminish to
light to moderate winds in its vicinity.

A trough of low pressure will approach from the west and move through
maritime waters on Wednesday. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead
of the trough veer to strong west to southwest winds in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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

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