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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 March 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early this afternoon then increasing to southeast 35 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 late overnight then diminishing to west 30 near noon Tuesday.

Snow beginning this evening changing to rain and fog patches Tuesday morning then to flurries Tuesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Tuesday evening.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 3 Tuesday morning then falling to minus 5 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 2 to 3 near midnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2021
Wednesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water. 

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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 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 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 1 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5147N 5642W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5618W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 March 2021

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 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 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 996 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 996 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying trough from 986 mb low
located south of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday trough from 965 mb low located from
Anticosti Island to the Strait of Belle Isle then to the Grand
Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Cape Breton Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the eastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM NST 1 March 2021 A low pressure system just east of the Grand Banks will move well
east of the district this evening. Strong to gale force northeast to
northwesterlies over eastern waters will diminish later today or this
evening as it departs.

Another low pressure system will form over the Gulf of Maine this
evening then rapidly intensify as it moves to lie over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence tonight where it will stall on Tuesday. A trough
associated with the low will sweep northeastward across the district
tonight and Tuesday. Gale to storm force east to southeasterly winds
will spread across all waters ahead of the trough before shifting to
strong to gale force west to southwesterlies in its wake.

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

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