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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 25 February 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots backing to south 25 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 35 early this evening and locally gusts to 45 along the coast this evening. Wind becoming west 45 late overnight then diminishing to west 35 Friday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Friday evening.

Snow or rain changing to flurries overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 2 Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 February 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 near midnight then subsiding to 3 to 5 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots veering to west 35.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35.

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 2:57 PM EST 24 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4650N 5020W to 4720N 4840W to 4825N 4900W to 5430N
5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 10:00 AM NST 25 February 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 10:00 AM NST 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 966 mb located northeast of the Marine
District.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 962 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 993 mb located over
southeastern New Brunswick.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday low 973 mb located northeast of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NST 25 February 2021 A low pressure system northeast of the marine district will continue
to depart today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will diminish
as the low departs.

A second low pressure system over Southeastern New Brunswick will
deepen as it tracks across Southeastern Newfoundland tonight and
moves to lie east of the marine district on Friday. Strong to gale
force south to southwesterlies south of the low will shift to strong
to gale force northwesterlies in its wake on Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, and Northeast
Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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