Fundy

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 02 March 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 early Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 early Tuesday afternoon.

A few flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Tuesday afternoon.

Low tonight minus 8. High Tuesday minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 02 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 02 March 2015
Wednesday Wind south 30 knots veering to westerly 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind westerly 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice in bays of the eastern 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 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

Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of
grey-white ice in bays of the eastern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fundy

Issued 3:30 PM AST 02 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

Fundy

Issued 3:30 PM AST 02 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 3:30 PM AST 2 March 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 995 mb located northeast
of Sable Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 980 mb located over
southern Newfoundland.

At 8:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located from Quebec to the East
Coast of the U.S.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the western Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM AST 2 March 2015 A low pressure system will intensify as it tracks across the marine
district this evening. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of the
low will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
The northwesterly winds will reach storm force over northeastern
regions.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau..Cabot Strait..Gulf-Magdalen..And Anticosti. Gale warnings
are in effect for all remaining waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..
Lurcher..Browns Bank..Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..Eastern
Shore..Sable..Fourchu..Banquereau..Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

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