Issued 04:00 AM NST 03 March 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Wind light increasing to north 15 to 20 knots early this morning and to northwest 30 near noon. Wind backing to southwest 25 this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.
Flurries ending near noon. Flurries beginning Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
High today minus 18. Low tonight minus 27. High Wednesday minus 13.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4710N 4645W
to 5110N 4805W to 5450N 5200W to 5550N 5505W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Consolidated first-year ice.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM NST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 966 mb located northeast
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 950 mb located south of Greenland.
At 4:00 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Northwest Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough located on a line east-west over
the South Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 AM NST 3 March 2015 A rapidly intensifying low pressure system will track northeastward
southeast of the Labrador Sea today. Gale to storm force northerlies
and northeasterlies north of this feature will spread northeastward
across southern portions of the marine district today. Storm to gale
force northwesterlies will diminish tonight and Wednesday in the lows
A trough of low pressure will also strengthen over the Northwest
Labrador Sea today while remaining quasi-stationary. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies will develop west of this trough today.
These winds will ease tonight as the trough drifts southeastward and
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the South Labrador Coast, Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea -
southeastern half and East Labrador Sea - southeastern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Lake
Melville and the Northwest Labrador Sea - northeastern half.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.
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 - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf - northwestern half
- Northeast Gulf - southeastern half
- Northern Grand Banks - northern half
- Northern Grand Banks - southern half
- Northumberland Strait
- 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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