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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 March 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 15 knots veering to southeast 15 to 20 near noon then increasing to southeast 30 this evening with gusts to 45 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming southeast 35 to 45 late overnight and locally gusts to 65 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming southwest 35 near noon Tuesday.

Snow beginning this evening changing to showers or flurries near noon Tuesday then to flurries Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1 rising to zero this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight except 5 to 7 over southern sections Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2021
Wednesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots increasing to west 35 to 45 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 2 tenths grey ice along the Quebec coast and in a few bays along the Newfoundland 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 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

Open water except 2 tenths grey ice along the Quebec coast and in a
few bays along the Newfoundland coast.

 

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

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 10:00 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 996 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 996 mb located east of the
Marine District.

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
Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Cape Breton Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the eastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM NST 1 March 2021 A low pressure system just east of the Grand Banks will move well
east of the district this evening. Strong to gale force northeast to
northwesterlies over eastern waters 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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