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Gulf - Magdalen - western half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 02 March 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind westerly 40 knots increasing to westerly 50 early this afternoon then diminishing to west 40 after midnight. Wind diminishing to west 30 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 02 March 2021

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this afternoon then subsiding to 3 to 5 Wednesday morning.

Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Today Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning and to 4 to 6 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Wednesday morning and to 3 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 March 2021
Thursday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 6 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice in the southwestern section. 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice near the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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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

Open water except 6 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white
ice in the southwestern section. 9 tenths grey ice including 3
tenths grey-white ice near the Prince Edward Island coast.

 

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

Gulf - Magdalen

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

Gulf - Magdalen

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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