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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 02 March 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

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

Snow this morning. Flurries Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this afternoon and ending overnight. Freezing spray beginning near noon Wednesday.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 8 to minus 4 this afternoon.

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 03:00 AM 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 2:40 PM EST 1 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 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 10:00 AM 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 10:00 AM 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 10:00 AM NST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 968 mb located over Anticosti Island.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 975 mb located over central
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over southwestern Newfoundland.
By 10:00 p.m. NST Wednesday trough located on a line east-west
over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:56 AM NST 2 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over Southwestern Newfoundland will cross
the island today to lie over Belle Isle Bank tonight. Gale to storm
force southeasterly winds ahead of the trough shift to generally
strong to gale force southwesterlies behind it.

A deep low pressure system over Anticosti Island will continue to
intensify as it passes through the Cabot Strait this evening.
The storm will continue eastward to cross Southern Newfoundland
overnight and the Avalon Peninsula Wednesday morning. Gale force
westerly winds are expected south of the low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the
Southern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters.

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

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