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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 03 March 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 25 knots and locally gusts to 35 along the coast late this morning and this afternoon. Wind diminishing to north 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to north 25 near noon Monday.

Rain and fog patches beginning this afternoon becoming snow or rain overnight and ending Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near noon Monday.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 6 to minus 2 Monday morning.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 03 March 2024

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon and to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 03 March 2024
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coast in the northern section. 

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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. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coast in
the northern section.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 3 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4730N 4635W to 4830N 4555W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N
5645W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northwest of the
iceberg limit.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 03 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located from Labrador Coast to
the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the East Coast of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located south of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:01 AM NST 3 March 2024 A trough of low pressure approaching from the north will sweep across
the marine district today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
spread across northern waters in the wake of the trough.

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

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

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