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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 AM NST 02 March 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind south 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to north 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 30 near noon Tuesday.

High today minus 8. Low tonight minus 18. High Tuesday minus 14. Temperatures falling to minus 20 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM NST 02 March 2015
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

Ice Edge

Ice 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.

Ice Coverage

Consolidated first-year ice.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 AM NST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying low 995 mb located near Cape
Breton Island.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 968 mb located near Newfoundland.

At 9:30 a.m. NST today ridge located from the Grand Banks to
Labrador Sea.
By 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located east of Labrador Sea.

At 4:00 a.m. NST Tuesday intensifying trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Northwest Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM NST 2 March 2015 A rapidly intensifying low pressure system will track northeastward
from Newfoundland to the Belle Isle Bank tonight and then southeast
of the Labrador Sea on Tuesday. Gale to storm force northerlies and
northeasterlies will develop north of this feature over southern
waters on Tuesday.

A trough of low pressure will also develop over the Northwest
Labrador Sea tonight and then strengthen Tuesday while remaining
quasi-stationary. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop
west of this trough on Tuesday.

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 the North Labrador Coast, South
Labrador Sea - northwestern half and Northwest Labrador Sea -
southwestern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all open waters.

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