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Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 02 March 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind westerly 50 knots diminishing to west 40 after midnight. Wind west 35 to 40 Wednesday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray except severe late this evening and after midnight.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 02 March 2021

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 4 to 6 metres building to 5 to 7 this evening then subsiding to 3 to 5 Wednesday evening.

Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 3 to 5 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening then subsiding to 3 to 5 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 02 March 2021
Thursday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice near Iles de la Madeleine. 3 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 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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. 3 tenths grey-white ice in the southern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 2 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 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 3 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5147N 5642W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5618W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 8:00 PM AST 02 March 2021

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 8:00 PM AST 02 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 2 March 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 965 mb located northeast of Anticosti
Island.
By 3:30 a.m. AST Wednesday low 970 mb located over southwestern
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 976 mb located over eastern
Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 973 mb located over southern
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM AST 2 March 2021 A low pressure system just northeast of Anticosti Island this evening
will track east tonight to lie over Eastern Newfoundland by Wednesday
morning. This low will merge with a second low over Southern Labrador
by Wednesday evening. Gale to storm force northwesterlies are
expected southwest of these lows. Winds are expected to gradually
diminish through the day Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait,
Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou and Anticosti - western half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining maritime waters.
Freezing spray warnings are also in effect for all ice-free waters.

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