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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to south 15 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to south 25 to 30 this evening and to southerly 40 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 35 Sunday morning and to northwest 25 to 30 Sunday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Sunday evening.

Rain and fog patches tonight and Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 12 overnight then falling to plus 7 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 27 February 2021

East Scotian Slope - eastern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 2 to 3 after midnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Sunday morning.

East Scotian Slope - western half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 3 to 5 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2021
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to west 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4615N 6000W to 4710N 6015W
to 4700N 6105W to 4935N 6130W to 4950N 5820W to 4810N 5935W to 4725N
5920W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea ice west then north then
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:23 PM EST 26 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4635N 4915W to 4735N 4755W to 5430N 5130W to 6010N
5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5112N 5606W to the Labrador coast near 5200N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Scotian Slope

Issued 06:36 AM AST 27 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 3:00 AM AST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the central Marine
District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located west of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday trough located east of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:42 AM AST 27 February 2021 A trough of low pressure will approach from the west this afternoon
and track across the marine district tonight and Sunday morning.
Strong to gale force southerly winds ahead of the trough shift to
strong to gale force west to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except for Northumberland Strait - western half, Gulf
Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are
in effect for Banquereau and Cabot Strait.

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