Northeast Gulf - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind west 20 to 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then to south 20 to 25 overnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 Monday afternoon with gusts to 25 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind increasing to north 30 Monday evening.

A few flurries ending this afternoon. Periods of snow beginning near noon Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon Monday.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 8 rising to minus 2 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 March 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2015
Tuesday Wind northwest 40 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 4 tenths of 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 28 February 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4550N 5640W to 4730N 5730W 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

9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 4 tenths of first-year
ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5252W to 4700N 5030W to 4800N 4730W to 5000N 4645W to 5145N
4700W to 6000N 5745W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb 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)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 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 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from New England to Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located over the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching low 1006 mb located over
southwestern Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NST 1 March 2015 A low pressure system is forecast to develop off the American
seaboard tonight and then track northeastward to reach Southwestern
Newfoundland by Monday evening. Southeasterly gales will develop over
southern waters by late Monday ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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