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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 04 March 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late this evening. Wind west 15 Friday.

Periods of snow overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

High today plus 2. Low tonight minus 6. High Friday minus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 04 March 2021
Saturday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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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 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4651N 6018W to 4701N 6014W
to 4801N 6117W to 4801N 6258W to 5043N 5746W to Newfoundland near
4838N 5906W. Sea ice southwest then northwest then east of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 968 mb located over central Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday low 979 mb located over central Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM AST 4 March 2021 A low pressure system over Labrador will slowly weaken as it meanders
over that region for the next few days. Strong to gale force
westerlies will slowly diminish through the forecast period as a
result.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait - northern half, Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou, and
Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Cabot
Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, Northumberland Strait, and Anticosti.

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