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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 26 February 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late overnight and to light early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to south 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon and to south 25 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Rain Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 6 rising to plus 2 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 26 February 2021

Eastern Shore - eastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Eastern Shore - western half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 1 or less late overnight. Seas building to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 February 2021
Sunday Wind south 40 knots veering to west 35 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind easterly 15 knots increasing to southeast 30.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots increasing to northwest 40.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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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 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4615N 6000W to 4710N 6015W
to 4700N 6105W to 4935N 6130W to 4950N 5820W to 4810N 5935W to 4725N
5920W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea ice west then north then
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 26 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4640N 4930W to 4757N 4805W to 5430N 5130W to 6010N
5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5201N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5555W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Eastern Shore

Issued 10:00 AM AST 26 February 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 972 mb located east of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 972 mb located east of
Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM AST 26 February 2021 An intense low pressure system east of Newfoundland will gradually
move off to the northeast today and tonight. Gale force west to
northwest winds will diminish this evening over northern and eastern
waters. Winds will further diminish tonight as a ridge of high
pressure moves across the district.

On Saturday, strong southerlies will develop over the western half of
the district as a trough of low pressure approaches from the west.
The southerlies could approach gale force Saturday evening over
waters near the Gulf of Maine.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, and
Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand
Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait - eastern half,
Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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