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Northeast Gulf

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 05 March 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening then increasing to southwest 25 Saturday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Occasional freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 05 March 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 05 March 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice pressure warning in effect. Open water except 7 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice in the northern section. 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice along the Quebec coast in the northeastern section. Strong ice pressure in the northeastern section today and continuing Saturday. 

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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 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4601N 5950W to 4609N 5900W
to 4700N 5859W to 4755N 6043W to 4801N 6258W to 4906N 6107W to 4957N
6227W to 4937N 5931W to 5028N 5756W to Newfoundland near 4842N
5855W. Sea ice southwest then northwest then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

Open water except 7 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white
ice in the northern section. 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including
4 tenths first-year ice along the Quebec coast in the northeastern
section. Strong ice pressure in the northeastern section today and
continuing Saturday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:36 PM EST 4 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

Northeast Gulf

Issued 10:00 AM NST 05 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 10:00 AM EST 05 March 2021

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 983 mb located north of Anticosti
Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 983 mb located over
western Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located south of Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight dissipating trough located over the
northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:43 AM NST 5 March 2021 Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings have ended but
freezing spray warnings remain in effect for the Gulf waters.

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