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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 01 March 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 this evening and to southeast 35 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 late overnight then diminishing to west 30 late Tuesday morning.

Snow beginning this evening changing to rain and fog patches Tuesday morning and ending near noon Tuesday. Flurries Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Tuesday evening.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 5 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 2 to 3 near midnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 01 March 2021
Wednesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 1 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5147N 5642W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5618W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 01 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 01 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 1 March 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing ridge located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying trough from 986 mb low
located south of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday trough from 965 mb low located from
Anticosti Island to the Strait of Belle Isle then to the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM NST 1 March 2021 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will rapidly
intensify as it moves to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence tonight
where it will stall on Tuesday. A trough associated with the low will
sweep northeastward across the district tonight and Tuesday. Gale to
storm force east to southeasterlies will spread across all waters
ahead of the trough before shifting to strong to gale force west to
southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and
south, and the Southern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Gulf - Port au Port and the Southwest Coast.

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