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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 01 March 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 knots late this afternoon and to southerly 25 Monday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Monday afternoon.

Snow and periods of rain beginning after midnight changing to a few flurries Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 5 Monday afternoon then falling to zero Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 01 March 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Monday morning and to 3 to 5 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 March 2015
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind westerly 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 6 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern section. 

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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 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4530N 5650W 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

Open water except 6 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of
first-year ice in the northeastern section.

 

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.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 10:00 AM AST 01 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Marine District.
By 2:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located over the Grand Banks.

At 2:00 a.m. AST Monday intensifying low 1018 mb located over the
Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday intensifying low 977 mb located south
of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:32 AM AST 1 March 2015 A low pressure system will intensify as it tracks across the marine
district on Monday. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the
Low will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
All waters except the western half of Northumberland Strait..
Chaleur-Miscou.. And Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy.. Grand Manan.. And
Cabot Strait.

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