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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 28 February 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to southeasterly 25 early Monday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 15 early Monday evening.

Snow Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 3 falling to minus 8 near midnight then rising to minus 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind northwesterly 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 35 knots.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along the western and southern coasts of Prince Edward Island. 

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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

2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice along
the western and southern coasts of Prince Edward Island.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 28 February 2021 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 998 mb located northeast
of Banquereau.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Monday deepening low 1000 mb located over the
Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 984 mb located near Prince Edward
Island.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over central Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday weakening ridge located over Laurentian
Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM AST 28 February 2021 A low pressure system northeast of Banquereau continues to depart
late this evening. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will
diminish tonight in its wake. A second low pressure system will
develop over the Gulf of Maine Monday morning and will move to lie
near Prince Edward Island by Monday evening. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies developing ahead of this strengthening low will shift
to strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
maritime waters except for Northumberland Strait - western half and
Chaleur-Miscou.

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