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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southeast 25 knots backing to northeast 20 this morning then increasing to north 30 near noon. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 overnight then veering to southeast 15 near noon Monday. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Monday evening.

Snow ending this afternoon. Snow Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray tonight.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 6 to minus 2 near midnight then rising to minus 1 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 February 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind east 35 knots becoming southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 35.
Thursday Wind southwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 2 tenths grey ice along the Quebec coast and in a few bays along the Newfoundland coast. 

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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 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4702N 6024W to 4753N 6120W
to 4728N 6309W to 4836N 6257W to 4900N 6116W to 4940N 6106W to 5003N
5814W to Newfoundland near 4833N 5912W. Sea ice south and west then
north then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths grey ice along the Quebec coast and in a
few bays along the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 27 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)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2021

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 NST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the eastern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 1004 mb located over eastern
New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 999 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST Monday approaching low 984 mb located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM NST 28 February 2021 A low pressure system over the Maritimes will move to lie over the
Southeastern Grand Banks Monday morning. This low will cause gale
force east to southeasterlies to spread across southern waters ahead
of it before shifting to gale force west to northwesterlies in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warnings are
in effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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