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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 24 February 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning then increasing to southwest 35 Thursday evening.

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

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 24 February 2021
Friday Wind west 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 25.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots veering to west 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 8:00 PM NST 24 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 8:00 PM NST 24 February 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 977 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday departing low 962 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday deepening low 999 mb located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 975 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NST 24 February 2021 A deepening low pressure system east of Funk Island Bank will track
northeastwards tonight to lie southeast of Greenland by Thursday
afternoon. Strong to gale force northeasterlies can be expected to
the north of the low, with 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 all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters and Southwest Coast.

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