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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 05 March 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light increasing to southerly 15 to 20 knots early this morning then veering to southwest 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 after midnight then becoming variable 10 to 15 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to north 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers and fog patches beginning near midnight becoming flurries or showers Wednesday evening.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 3 this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 05 March 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this morning then subsiding to 1 or less Wednesday morning. Seas building to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 05 March 2024
Thursday Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Saturday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 2 tenths grey ice in the extreme northwestern section. 2 tenths grey-white ice in strips and patches near the Cape Breton coast. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts. 

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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 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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 4 March 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N 5930W
to 4717N 6013W to 4823N 6206W to 4942N 6018W to 5021N 5757W to 4831N
5931W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths grey ice in the extreme northwestern
section. 2 tenths grey-white ice in strips and patches near the Cape
Breton coast. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:55 PM EST 4 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4831N 5307W to 5140N 4735W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N 5645W to 5835N
5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 5 March 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today high 1035 mb located over the eastern Gulf
of St. Lawrence.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today departing high 1035 mb located over the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over eastern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday trough located from Newfoundland to
Nova Scotia.

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