Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 06 March 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind north 20 knots backing to northwest 10 to 15 near noon then to southwest 10 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 20 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries ending early this morning. Chance of flurries overnight and Saturday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon.

Temperatures minus 9 rising to minus 2 Saturday evening.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 06 March 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 06 March 2015
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to southwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

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

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4637N 5307W to 4715N 4700W to 5000N 4545W to 5100N 4545W to 5200N
4645W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect


Issued 03:00 AM AST 06 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 6 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 5:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Marine District.

At 8:00 a.m. AST Saturday departing ridge located over the
southeastern Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM AST 6 March 2015 Strong northwest winds over some eastern waters will gradually
diminish today ahead of an approaching ridge of high pressure.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore..Sable..
Fourchu..Banquereau and Cabot Strait.

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