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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 March 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to west 30 early this morning and to northwest 20 overnight. Wind backing to west 25 Thursday afternoon.

Showers or flurries today.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 03 March 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 March 2021
Friday Wind westerly 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwesterly 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 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

Ice free.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect


Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 968 mb located over Cabot Strait.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today low 976 mb located over eastern

At 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 973 mb located over southern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM AST 3 March 2021 A low pressure system over Cabot Strait will track east to lie
Over Eastern Newfoundland later today. This low will then merge with
a second low over Southern Labrador this evening and will meander
around Southern Labrador throughout the day on Thursday. Gale to
storm force northwesterlies are expected to diminish slightly today
as the low pulls away from the region. Strong to gale force
westerlies will continue through the remainder of the forecast

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou
and Anticosti - western half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining maritime waters. Freezing spray warnings are also in effect
for Fundy, Grand Manan, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern
shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland
Strait, Gulf - Magdalen and Anticosti.

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