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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 05 March 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light increasing to southerly 15 to 20 knots early this morning and to south 20 to 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to south 15 Wednesday morning then becoming variable 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind becoming north 15 Wednesday evening.

Showers and fog patches overnight and Wednesday.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 05 March 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 or less Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 05 March 2024
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except consolidated grey-white ice in a few sheltered bays in the northern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N 5930W
to 4717N 6013W to 4823N 6206W to 4942N 6018W to 5021N 5757W to 4831N
5931W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except consolidated grey-white ice in a few sheltered
bays in the northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:55 PM EST 4 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4831N 5307W to 5140N 4735W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N 5645W to 5835N
5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 5 March 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today high 1035 mb located over the eastern Gulf
of St. Lawrence.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today departing high 1035 mb located over the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over eastern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located from Newfoundland to
Nova Scotia.

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