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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 02 March 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots becoming northwest 40 this afternoon then diminishing to west 30 early Wednesday morning.

Flurries ending this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 8 rising to plus 2 overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 02 March 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 metres building to 5 to 7 this morning then subsiding to 4 to 6 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon Wednesday and to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 March 2021
Thursday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4702N 6024W to 4801N 6117W
to 4801N 6258W to 4915N 6100W to 5003N 5814W to Newfoundland near
4833N 5912W. Sea ice southwest then north then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:40 PM EST 1 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5147N 5642W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5618W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Browns Bank

Issued 10:00 AM AST 02 March 2021

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Browns Bank

Issued 10:00 AM AST 02 March 2021

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 10:00 AM AST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 964 mb located over Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 965 mb located north of Cape Breton
Island.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 976 mb located over eastern
Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 974 mb located over southern
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:15 AM AST 2 March 2021 An intense low pressure system will briefly stall over Anticosti
Island today. This evening, the low will begin tracking
east-southeast to lie over Eastern Newfoundland by Wednesday morning.
Gale to storm force northwesterlies are expected in its wake.
Winds are expected to gradually diminish through the day Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
East Scotian Slope, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti-western-half. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining maritime waters. Freezing spray warnings are
also in effect for all ice-free waters.

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