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Chaleur - Miscou - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 02 March 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind westerly 50 knots diminishing to westerly 35 late overnight and to west 25 to 30 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 12 rising to minus 7 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 02 March 2021
Thursday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 20 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along the southern coast. Strong ice pressure today and continuing Wednesday along the southern coast. 

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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

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths grey ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice along the southern coast. Strong ice pressure
today and continuing Wednesday along the southern coast.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou

Issued 3:30 PM AST 02 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Chaleur - Miscou - western half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 02 March 2021

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 2 March 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 965 mb located south of Anticosti Island.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 965 mb located north of Cape Breton
Island.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 976 mb located over eastern
Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 973 mb located over southern
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 PM AST 2 March 2021 An intense low pressure system south of Anticosti Island this
afternoon will track east-southeast tonight to lie over Eastern
Newfoundland by Wednesday morning. This low will merge with a second
low over Southern Labrador by Wednesday evening. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies are expected southwest of these lows. Winds are
expected to gradually diminish through the day Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian
Slope, Laurentian Fan, 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 ice-free waters.

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