Northeast Gulf - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 02 March 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 20 knots backing to southeast 15 this afternoon with gusts to 25 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind increasing to north 30 this evening and to northwest 35 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Periods of snow ending Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon. Freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4 rising to minus 2 this afternoon then falling to minus 16 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 02 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 02 March 2015
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to south 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 35 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 4 tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice developing overnight. 

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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

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

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 4 tenths of first-year
ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice developing overnight.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 1 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5252W to 4700N 5030W to 4717N 4700W to 5000N 4645W to 5159N
4700W to 6000N 5744W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 10:00 AM NST 02 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

Northeast Gulf

Issued 10:00 AM NST 02 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northeast Gulf - southeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 02 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from the Grand Banks to
Labrador.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 1007 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday deepening low 968 mb located over the
Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:59 AM NST 2 March 2015 A low pressure system south of Nova Scotia is forecast to deepen as
it tracks northeastward to cross Central Newfoundland tonight, then
moves to lie northeast of the Belle Isle Bank by Tuesday night.
Southerly to southeasterly gales will develop this afternoon over
southern waters and spread northward ahead of this system. Gale to
hurricane force westerlies to northwesterlies will develop over all
waters in its wake.

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 and the
Northeast Coast. 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.

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