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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 07 March 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late overnight and to light Monday morning.

Flurries ending Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 07 March 2021
Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight and to 1 or less Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 07 March 2021
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Ice pressure warning in effect. Open water except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the northern section. 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 4 tenths first-year ice along the Quebec coast in the northern section. Strong ice pressure in the northern section today and easing overnight. 

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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 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4600N 5950W to 4609N 5900W
to 4620N 5840W to 4700N 5900W to 4755N 6043W to 4800N 6258W to 4906N
6107W to 4957N 6227W to 4937N 5930W to 5028N 5756W to Newfoundland
near 4842N 5855W. Sea ice southwest then northwest then east of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

Open water except 7 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth
first-year ice in the northern section. 9 plus tenths grey-white ice
including 4 tenths first-year ice along the Quebec coast in the
northern section. Strong ice pressure in the northern section today
and easing overnight.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 7 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4919N 5344W to 5100N 4945W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 6035N 5325W to 5715N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 10:00 AM EST 07 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 8:00 PM NST 7 March 2021 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over northwestern Labrador
Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday trough located east of Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 1010 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday low 990 mb located south of the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line east-west over
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NST 7 March 2021 A developing low pressure system will deepen and track northeastward
during the forecast period to lie south of Laurentian Fan Monday
afternoon. Strong to gale force northeasterly winds will develop over
the Southern Grand Banks as this low approaches.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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