Issued 10:00 AM NST 03 March 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northwest 60 knots and locally gusts to 70 along the coast late this morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 this evening with gusts to 55 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 late overnight and to southwest 15 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Wednesday evening.
Snow changing to a few flurries this afternoon and ending this evening. Snow beginning Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water severe freezing spray becoming moderate overnight and ending Wednesday morning.
Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 15 overnight then rising to minus 5 Wednesday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4710N 5250W to 4735N 4700W
to 5110N 4805W to 5505N 5215W to 5645N 5600W to 5800N 5715W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
9 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice
except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the eastern section.
Strong ice pressure in the pack ice easing Wednesday morning.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 2 March 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5308W to 4615N 4759W to 4643N 4616W to 4959N 4600W to 5200N
4647W to 5959N 5753W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast CoastIssued 10:00 AM NST 03 March 2015
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.
Northeast CoastIssued 10:00 AM NST 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.
Northeast CoastIssued 10:00 AM EST 03 March 2015
Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 953 mb located over Funk
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 952 mb located southeast of
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located from the Grand Banks
At 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday intensifying trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:54 AM NST 3 March 2015 An intense low pressure system over the Funk Island Bank will
continue to deepen and track northeastward to lie south of Greenland
by tonight. Gale to hurricane force westerlies to northwesterlies
will persist today, gradually diminishing tonight and Wednesday
A trough of low pressure is forecast to sweep eastward across the
Maritimes on Wednesday to lie over Newfoundland by Wednesday evening.
Gale to storm force southerly winds are forecast to develop over
southern waters ahead of this trough beginning Wednesday afternoon.
Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind 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, East
Coast, Northeast Coast, and the Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings
are in effect for all remaining waters.
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 - 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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