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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 02 March 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 35 knots increasing to westerly 45 late this afternoon then diminishing to west 30 early Wednesday morning.

Flurries ending Wednesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 12 rising to minus 5 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 02 March 2021
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 15 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 4 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along the western and southern coasts of Prince Edward Island. Strong ice pressure today and continuing Wednesday along the coast of Prince Edward Island. 

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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 pressure warning in effect.

4 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along
the western and southern coasts of Prince Edward Island. Strong ice
pressure today and continuing Wednesday along the coast of Prince
Edward Island.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northumberland Strait

Issued 10:00 AM AST 02 March 2021

'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

Northumberland Strait

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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northumberland Strait - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 02 March 2021

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio 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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