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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 04 March 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind southwest 15 to 20 Friday.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 04 March 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 04 March 2021
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 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.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:59 PM EST 3 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

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 04 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 4 March 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 966 mb located south
of Lake Melville.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 4 March 2021 Strong to gale force south to southwesterlies over most of the
district will gradually diminish today through Friday as a stationary
low pressure system south of Lake Melville slowly weakens.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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