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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 03 March 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 early Thursday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 03 March 2021
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 03 March 2021
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 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 8:00 PM NST 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 3 March 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight dissipating low 982 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 976 mb located near the Strait of
Belle Isle.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday low 977 mb located south of Lake Melville.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NST 3 March 2021 A low pressure system near the Strait of Belle Isle will drift slowly
westward tonight and Thursday. Strong to gale force southwesterlies
over most of the district will slowly ease as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast
- Cape St. Francis and south, and the Grand Banks.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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