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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 05 March 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 Saturday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Occasional freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 05 March 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 05 March 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 2 tenths grey ice along parts of 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 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4651N 6018W to 4701N 6014W
to 4754N 6044W to 4801N 6258W to 5030N 5801W to Newfoundland near
4832N 5914W. Sea ice southwest then northwest then east of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths grey ice along parts of the Quebec coast
and in a few bays along the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:36 PM EST 4 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 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 4 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 05 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 3:00 AM NST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 984 mb located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 983 mb located over
western Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located south of Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight dissipating trough located over the
northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM NST 5 March 2021 Strong to gale force southwesterlies over the Gulf waters will
gradually diminish today as a low pressure system over the Quebec
Lower North Shore slowly tracks westwards and weakens.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Northeast Gulf.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Gulf waters.

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