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Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 February 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 this afternoon and to variable 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Monday morning with gusts to 45 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence Monday afternoon. Wind becoming easterly 35 Monday evening with gusts to 60 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Snow Monday afternoon and evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 28 February 2021

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Today Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind northwesterly 50 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 40 knots.
Thursday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice near Iles de la Madeleine. 2 tenths grey-white ice in the southern section. 

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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 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 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice near
Iles de la Madeleine. 2 tenths grey-white ice in the southern
section.

 

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 - Magdalen

Issued 10:00 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 10:00 AM AST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 997 mb located near Port aux Basques.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 994 mb located northeast
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 2:43 PM AST 28 February 2021 A low pressure system north of Banquereau continues to depart this
evening. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will diminish
tonight in its wake. A second low pressure system will develop over
the Gulf of Maine Monday morning and will move to lie near Prince
Edward Island by 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
maritime waters except for Northumberland Strait - western half and
Chaleur-Miscou.

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