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East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 30 knots backing to north 25 early this morning then diminishing to north 15 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light this evening then increasing to southeast 25 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 45 Tuesday morning with gusts to 55 along the coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending near noon. Snow Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 near midnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2021
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4912N 5250W
to 4950N 5302W to 5412N 5131W to 5803N 5740W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 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 1 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5147N 5642W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5618W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 998 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 996 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying trough from 986 mb low
located south of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday trough from 965 mb low located from
Anticosti Island to the Strait of Belle Isle then to the Grand

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the eastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM NST 1 March 2021 A low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks will track
east of the district this evening. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies north of the low and west to northwesterly gales
south of the low and in its wake will diminish later today or this
evening as it departs.

Another low pressure system will form over the Gulf of Maine this
evening then rapidly intensify as it moves to lie over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence tonight where it will stall on Tuesday. A trough
associated with the low will sweep northeastward across the district
tonight and Tuesday. Gale to storm force east to southeasterly winds
will spread across all waters ahead of the trough before shifting to
strong to gale force west to southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and
south, and the Southern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.

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