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Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 03 March 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots today. Wind west 25 to 35 tonight and Thursday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 03 March 2021

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

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

Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this afternoon and to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 03 March 2021
Friday Wind west 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice near Iles de la Madeleine. 8 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice in the southern section. 

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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 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

Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice near
Iles de la Madeleine. 8 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths
grey-white ice in the southern section.

 

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

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:00 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

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:00 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 10:00 AM AST 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 978 mb located over eastern
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 973 mb located over southern Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 AM AST 3 March 2021 A low pressure system over Eastern Newfoundland will merge with a
second low over Southern Labrador this evening and will then meander
around Southern Labrador throughout the day on Thursday. Gale to
possibly 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 gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher and Browns Bank. Freezing
spray warnings are 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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