Southwestern Shore

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 March 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 near noon and to northwest 15 early this evening. Wind backing to southwest 20 overnight then increasing to southerly 25 to 35 Wednesday morning. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 30 near noon Wednesday.

Flurries ending this morning. Snow beginning after midnight and changing to rain Wednesday morning and ending Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 6 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 03 March 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas building to 3 to 4 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 March 2015
Thursday Wind westerly 25 knots veering to northerly 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water. 

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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.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 2 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4638N 5308W to 4615N 4759W to 4643N 4616W to 4959N 4600W to 5200N
4647W to 5959N 5753W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 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

Southwestern Shore

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 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

Southwestern Shore

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 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 3:00 AM AST 3 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 964 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 a.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM AST 3 March 2015 Gale to storm force northwesterly winds in the wake of an intense low
pressure system northeast of Newfoundland will diminish throughout
the day as a ridge of high pressure builds into the region from the
west. On Wednesday a trough of low pressure will move across the
district. Strong to gale force southerly winds are forecast ahead of
the trough.

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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