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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 February 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 30 near noon then backing to southeast 25 near midnight with gusts to 50 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind becoming northwest 30 early Sunday morning then diminishing to northerly 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Snow tonight and Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 27 February 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2021
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind westerly 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 6 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the western section. 9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice along the Prince Edward Island coast. 

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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 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4702N 6024W to 4753N 6120W
to 4728N 6309W to 4836N 6257W to 4900N 6116W to 4940N 6106W to 5003N
5814W to Newfoundland near 4833N 5912W. Sea ice south and west then
north then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 6 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice
in the western section. 9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths
grey-white ice along the Prince Edward Island coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 27 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4635N 4915W to 4735N 4755W to 5430N 5130W to 6010N
5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5112N 5606W to the Labrador coast near 5200N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the central Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1010 mb located over southern Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday intensifying low 995 mb located near Port
aux Basques.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM AST 27 February 2021 A low pressure system will develop over Southern Maine this evening
and intensify as it tracks eastward across the marine district
tonight and Sunday. Strong to gale force southerly winds will develop
ahead of the low tonight, shifting to strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies in its wake.

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

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