South Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 near noon Sunday.

A few flurries ending near noon Sunday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to minus 2 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 February 2015
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 28 February 2015
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 50 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots increasing to south 35 to 45.

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 27 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5252W to 4700N 5030W to 4800N 4730W to 5000N 4645W to 5145N
4700W to 6000N 5745W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 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 3:00 AM NST 28 February 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located south of the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 998 mb located over southern Labrador
Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 996 mb located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM NST 28 February 2015 A low pressure system approaching from the Labrador Sea will move
east of the district today and continue out to sea tonight. Strong to
gale force westerlies over northern waters will diminish overnight
behind this system.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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