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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 04 March 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots backing to northwest 25 this morning then diminishing to northwest 15 overnight. Wind backing to southwest 15 Tuesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4 rising to zero Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 04 March 2024
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon then subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 04 March 2024
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15.
Friday Wind northeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 7 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice in the northern section. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5032N 4940W
to 5329N 4920W to 5812N 5705W to 6001N 5800W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 7 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice in
the northern section. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the
coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:07 PM EST 3 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4730N 4635W to 4910N 4555W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N
5645W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 04 March 2024

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 4 March 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the East Coast of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located southeast of the Grand
Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located over southern Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NST 4 March 2024 A trough of low pressure over the East Coast of Newfoundland will
continue to sweep southeastward across the marine district today.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will spread across eastern
waters in the wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf - Port au Port, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

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