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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 26 February 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late this afternoon and to northwest 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to south 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to south 20 near noon Saturday and to south 30 Saturday evening.

Rain and fog patches Saturday late in the day.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 6 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 26 February 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 February 2021
Sunday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 30 knots becoming west 30.
Tuesday Wind northwest 45 knots diminishing to northwest 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday 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 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

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.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 10:00 AM AST 26 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.

Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

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Issued 10:00 AM AST 26 February 2021
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 972 mb located east of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 972 mb located east of
Labrador.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM AST 26 February 2021 An intense low pressure system east of Newfoundland will gradually
move off to the northeast today and tonight. Gale force west to
northwest winds will diminish this evening over northern and eastern
waters. Winds will further diminish tonight as a ridge of high
pressure moves across the district.

On Saturday, strong southerlies will develop over the western half of
the district as a trough of low pressure approaches from the west.
The southerlies could approach gale force Saturday evening over
waters near the Gulf of Maine.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, and
Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand
Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait - eastern half,
Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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