Issued 03:30 PM AST 03 March 2015
Tonight and Wednesday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northwest 50 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 early this evening and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 early Wednesday morning and to southeast 25 late Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 near noon Wednesday with gusts to 50 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind diminishing to west 30 Wednesday afternoon and to west 20 Wednesday evening.
Flurries ending Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending overnight.
Low tonight minus 20. High Wednesday zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst 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 CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
9 tenths of grey ice including 4 tenths of first-year ice except 9
tenths of first-year ice in the northern section. Strong ice
pressure in the pack ice diminishing overnight.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 3 March 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5308W to 4645N 4615W to 5000N 4600W to 5200N 4645W to 6000N
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Cabot StraitIssued 3:30 PM AST 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.
Cabot StraitIssued 3:30 PM AST 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.
Cabot StraitIssued 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 3:30 PM AST 3 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located east of the Marine
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located east of the Marine
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:25 PM AST 3 March 2015 A ridge of high pressure will pass through the district tonight.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies ahead of the ridge diminish to
Light to moderate winds in its vicinity. However..Storm force
northwesterlies over Cabot Strait will diminish this evening with the
approach of the ridge.
A trough of low pressure will approach from the west and move through
maritime waters on Wednesday. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead
of the trough veer to strong west to southwest winds in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are continued for all remaining waters.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for southwestern shore..Lehave
Bank..Eastern shore..Sable..Fourchu..Banquereau..Laurentian Fan and
Cabot Strait. Additionally..Freezing spray warnings remain if effect
for northern sections of the Scotian Slope marine areas and the
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- Lurcher - eastern half
- Lurcher - western half
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- 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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