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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 28 February 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 40 knots diminishing to northwest 30 near midnight and to northwest 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light early Monday morning then increasing to southeast 25 Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 40 Monday evening.

Snow and fog patches Monday evening.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 28 February 2021
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Monday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind westerly 30 knots increasing to northwesterly 40 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwesterly 40 knots.
Thursday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

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

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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 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

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 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 8:00 PM AST 28 February 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 28 February 2021 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 998 mb located northeast
of Banquereau.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Monday deepening low 1000 mb located over the
Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 984 mb located near Prince Edward
Island.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over central Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday weakening ridge located over Laurentian
Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM AST 28 February 2021 A low pressure system northeast of Banquereau continues to depart
late this evening. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will
diminish tonight in its wake. A second low pressure system will
develop over the Gulf of Maine Monday morning and will move to lie
near Prince Edward Island by Monday evening. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies developing ahead of this strengthening low will shift
to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
maritime waters except for Northumberland Strait - western half and
Chaleur-Miscou.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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