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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 02 March 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 this evening except east 25 to 35 over southern sections. Wind becoming variable 15 late overnight except west 25 to 35 over southern sections Wednesday afternoon. Wind becoming west 35 to 45 Wednesday evening.

Flurries Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending overnight. Freezing spray beginning near noon Wednesday.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 02 March 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres becoming 2 to 3 near midnight except 4 to 6 over southern sections Wednesday afternoon. Seas building to 4 to 6 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 02 March 2021
Thursday Wind west 35 to 45 knots backing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 2 tenths grey ice along the Quebec coast and in a few bays along the Newfoundland coast. 

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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 2 tenths grey ice along the Quebec coast and in a
few bays along the Newfoundland coast.

 

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)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 3:30 PM NST 02 March 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 3:30 PM NST 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 3:30 PM NST 2 March 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 965 mb located near Anticosti Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday dissipating low 980 mb located over
western Funk Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over northeastern Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday departing trough located on a line
east-west over southern Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 975 mb located over western Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday low 972 mb located over southeastern
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 PM NST 2 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over Northeastern Newfoundland will move
over the South Labrador Sea Wednesday afternoon. Gale force
southeasterly winds ahead of the trough will shift to generally
strong to gale force southwesterlies behind it.

A deep low pressure system near Anticosti Island will pass through
the Cabot Strait tonight. The low will continue northeastward and
move to lie over Western Funk Island Bank Wednesday afternoon where
it will dissipate. Strong to gale force west to southwesterly winds
are expected south of the low.

Meanwhile, a second low pressure system will develop tonight over
Western Funk Island Bank. This low will track northwestwards to lie
over Southeastern Labrador Wednesday afternoon. This low will cause
the strong to gale force west to southwesterly winds to persist over
the marine district Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.

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