Northeast Gulf - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 03 March 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this evening and to west 15 overnight. Wind increasing to variable 15 to 20 Wednesday morning.

Flurries ending this evening. Snow beginning Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending overnight. Occasional freezing spray beginning Wednesday morning.

Temperatures minus 6 falling to minus 18 overnight then rising to minus 6 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 03 March 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 03 March 2015
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind west 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 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 2 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 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 03:00 AM NST 03 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 03:00 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.

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 3:00 AM NST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 966 mb located over the
Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 950 mb located south of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located from Laurentian Fan
to Labrador.

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 Statement

Issued 2:58 AM NST 3 March 2015 A deepening low pressure system over the Northeast Coast of
Newfoundland is forecast to track northeastward to lie south of
Greenland by tonight. Southeasterly and northeasterly gales ahead of
this system will shift to gale to hurricane force westerlies to
northwesterlies in its wake.

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.

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