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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 04 March 2024

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 25 knots except northeast 15 to 20 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight then backing to southwest 10 to 15 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 rising to zero Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 04 March 2024
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 04 March 2024
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coast in the northern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 4 March 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5120N 4857W
to 5345N 5024W to 5707N 5635W to 6001N 5800W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coast in
the northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:55 PM EST 4 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4831N 5307W to 5140N 4735W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N 5645W to 5835N
5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northwest of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 04 March 2024

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 8:00 PM NST 4 March 2024 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 983 mb located east of Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 982 mb located southeast of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NST 4 March 2024 A low pressure system east of the Labrador Sea will continue to track
eastward tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies in the wake of
the low will gradually diminish over the forecast period as the low
moves away and a ridge of high pressure builds in from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island
Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

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