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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 28 February 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Wind north 30 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 late overnight then veering to southeast 15 near noon Monday. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Monday evening with gusts to 45 along the Newfoundland coast.

Snow Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 rising to minus 1 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 February 2021
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to 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 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday 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 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4702N 6024W to 4801N 6117W
to 4801N 6258W to 4915N 6100W to 5003N 5814W to Newfoundland near
4833N 5912W. Sea ice southwest 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 28 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5147N 5642W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5618W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 8:00 PM 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 8:00 PM NST 28 February 2021 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 998 mb located south of the Avalon
Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday departing low 996 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM NST 28 February 2021 A low pressure system south of the Avalon will move to lie east of
the Grand Banks Monday evening. Southeasterly gales ahead of the low
will shift 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 - Cape St. Francis and
south, and the Grand Banks.

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

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