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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 March 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 45 this evening with gusts to 65 in the Wreckhouse area late this evening and gusts to 75 in the Wreckhouse area overnight. Wind diminishing to southwesterly 40 early Tuesday morning then increasing to westerly 50 Tuesday evening.

Snow beginning this evening becoming rain or snow overnight then flurries Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Moderate freezing spray beginning Tuesday morning becoming severe Tuesday evening.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 9 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 01 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 3 to 5 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 March 2021
Wednesday Wind westerly 40 knots.
Thursday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 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 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)

Storm warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 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

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 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 3:30 PM AST 1 March 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 991 mb located over the Gulf
of Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 966 mb located near Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:00 PM AST 1 March 2021 An area of low pressure is developing over the Gulf of Maine this
afternoon and will intensify tonight as it moves to lie near
Anticosti Island by Tuesday morning. Winds will increase to gale to
storm force southeasterlies ahead of the low then shift to gale to
storm force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, Banquereau, 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 all waters.

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