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Cabot Strait - southern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 04 March 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwesterly 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind southwesterly 15 to 20 Friday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 04 March 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon and to 1 to 2 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 04 March 2021
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind north 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Open water. 

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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 Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour 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 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4651N 6018W to 4701N 6014W
to 4754N 6044W to 4801N 6258W to 5030N 5801W to Newfoundland near
4832N 5914W. Sea ice southwest then northwest then east of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:59 PM EST 3 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 5745N 5225W to 5700N 4520W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Cabot Strait - southern half

Issued 10:00 AM AST 04 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 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 968 mb located over southern Labrador.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday low 987 mb located over southern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM AST 4 March 2021 A low pressure system over Labrador will slowly weaken as it meanders
over that region for the next few days. Strong to gale force
westerlies will slowly diminish through the forecast period as a
result.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait - northern half, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and
Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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