Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 March 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind west 30 knots and locally gusts to 40 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay today. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 overnight then increasing to southwest 30 near noon Saturday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 18 to minus 12 rising to minus 8 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 05 March 2015
Tonight and Friday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 March 2015
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday 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. 

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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 5 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4710N 5250W to 4700N 4620W
to 5155N 4810W to 5645N 5600W to 5800N 5700W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5307W to 4715N 4700W to 5000N 4545W to 5100N 4545W to 5200N
4645W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 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 3:00 AM NST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located over southern
Labrador Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located south of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM NST 6 March 2015 A trough of low pressure will drift slowly southeastward across the
South Labrador Sea today then move away to the east of Belle Isle
Bank tonight. As a result, gale force northwesterlies over
northeasternmost waters will start to diminish tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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

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