Issued 08:00 PM NST 01 March 2021
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 late this evening and to east 35 late overnight and locally gusts to 45 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming east 35 to 45 early Tuesday morning and locally gusts to 65 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Tuesday afternoon.
Snow overnight and Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures near minus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce 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.
Open water except 7 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice
in the northeastern sections.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:40 PM EST 1 March 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 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 2 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5147N 5642W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5618W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast GulfIssued 8:00 PM 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 SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NST 1 March 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing ridge located east of the
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying trough from 985 mb low
located over 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
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:54 PM NST 1 March 2021 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will 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 southeasterlies 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.
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Gulf - Port au Port and the Southwest Coast.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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