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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 05 March 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening then increasing to southwest 25 Saturday morning.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Occasional freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 04 March 2021
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 05 March 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday Ice pressure warning in effect. Open water except 5 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the northeastern sections. 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice along the Quebec coast in the northeastern section. Strong ice pressure developing this evening along the coast in the northeastern section and continuing Friday. 

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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 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4651N 6018W to 4701N 6014W
to 4754N 6044W to 4801N 6258W to 5030N 5801W to Newfoundland near
4832N 5914W. Sea ice southwest then northwest then east of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

Open water except 5 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth first-year ice
in the northeastern sections. 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including
2 tenths first-year ice along the Quebec coast in the northeastern
section. Strong ice pressure developing this evening along the coast
in the northeastern section and continuing Friday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:36 PM EST 4 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 4 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 4 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 03:00 AM NST 05 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

Northeast Gulf

Issued 03:00 AM NST 05 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 10:00 AM EST 04 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 3:00 AM NST 5 March 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 984 mb located over the Quebec Lower
North Shore.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 983 mb located over
western Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located south of Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight dissipating trough located over the
northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM NST 5 March 2021 Strong to gale force southwesterlies over the Gulf waters will
gradually diminish today as a low pressure system over the Quebec
Lower North Shore slowly tracks westwards and weakens.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Northeast Gulf.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Gulf waters.

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