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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

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 south 20 early Thursday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero rising to plus 1 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 03 March 2021
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 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 Ice free. 

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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 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4912N 5250W
to 5007N 5418W to 5125N 5306W to 5421N 5241W to 5802N 5825W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

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

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

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.

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