East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 27 February 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind north 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 25 this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures minus 7 to minus 2 falling to minus 14 to minus 9 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 February 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2015
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind west 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free except 3 tenths of new ice in a few small bays. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4720N 4950W
to 4835N 4730W to 5145N 4825W to 5515N 5230W to 5550N 5505W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 3 tenths of new ice in a few small bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5253W to 4700N 5030W to 4800N 4730W to 5000N 4700W to 5145N
4700W to 6000N 5745W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 27 February 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 10:00 AM NST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 999 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 997 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located from the Maritimes to
the Grand Banks.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 996 mb located over
southern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:01 AM NST 27 February 2015 A low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks will continue
to move eastwards and out of the marine district today. Strong to
gale force southwesterlies over southeasternmost waters will diminish
by this afternoon as the low moves off.

A second low approaching from the Labrador Sea will move east of the
district on Saturday. Strong to gale force westerlies will spread
over northern waters on Saturday behind this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half, Funk Island Bank - northeastern
half and the Southeastern 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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