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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 this evening except northwest 45 over southern sections overnight and Friday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 12 to minus 6 Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 February 2021
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 1 to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to north 20.
Monday Wind north 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 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 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4648N 6053W to 4759N 6110W
to 4733N 6250W to 4835N 6224W to 4946N 5910W to Newfoundland near
4755N 5924W. Sea ice west then north then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along
the Quebec coast and in a few bays along the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:57 PM EST 24 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4650N 5020W to 4720N 4840W to 4825N 4900W to 5430N
5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5131N 5704W to Newfoundland near 5113N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 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 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 973 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 962 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 996 mb located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 976 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NST 25 February 2021 A low pressure system east of the marine district will depart to the
east today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will diminish as the
low departs.

A second low pressure system over Maine will deepen as it tracks
across Southeastern Newfoundland tonight and moves to lie east of the
marine district on Friday. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterlies south of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf and Northeast
Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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