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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 24 February 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 25 this afternoon then backing to southwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind backing to south 25 Thursday evening.

Snow or rain Thursday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 February 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 February 2021
Friday Wind west 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 25.
Sunday Wind southwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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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 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 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 Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan 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 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4955N 5334W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:02 PM EST 23 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4655N 5025W to 4720N 4855W to 4825N 4900W to 5430N
5130W to 6030N 5830W to 6130N 5600W to 5730N 4940W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5131N 5704W to Newfoundland near 5113N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 982 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 968 mb located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching low 999 mb located over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 24 February 2021 A deepening low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will track
northeastwards today to lie northeast of the marine district by
tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies can be expected to the
north of the low, with to strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies in its wake.

A second low will approach the marine district from the southwest on
Thursday. Strong to gale force south to southwesterlies will develop
over southern waters late in the day on Thursday ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.

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