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Cabot Strait - southern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

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

Snow early this morning changing to rain and ending this morning. Snow Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 27 February 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 5 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind westerly 35 knots increasing to westerly 50 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind westerly 40 knots.
Thursday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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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.

 

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - southern half

Issued 03:00 AM 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 3:00 AM AST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1002 mb located north of Prince Edward
Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 995 mb located north 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 985 mb located near Prince Edward
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM AST 28 February 2021 A low pressure system over the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence will
move to lie north of Banquereau this afternoon. Strong to gale force
southerly winds ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake. Another low pressure system will
develop over the Gulf of Maine Monday morning and will move to lie
near Prince Edward Island Monday evening. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies developing ahead of this second low will shift to
strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

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

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