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Anticosti - eastern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 March 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 15 knots increasing to westerly 35 early this morning. Wind westerly 35 tonight and Thursday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this morning.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 03 March 2021

Anticosti - northern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening.

Anticosti - southern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 March 2021
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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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.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 2 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 5745N 5225W to 5700N 4520W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 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

Anticosti - eastern half

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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti - eastern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 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 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
Newfoundland.

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
period.

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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