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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to north 25 this morning and to light this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this evening and to southeast 35 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 Tuesday morning then diminishing to southwest 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Snow beginning overnight changing to rain and fog patches Tuesday morning. Flurries Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 3 Tuesday evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 01 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 early this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 5 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2021
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday 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 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4912N 5250W
to 4950N 5302W to 5412N 5131W to 5803N 5740W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


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 (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 01 March 2021

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 998 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 996 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying trough from 986 mb low
located south of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday trough from 965 mb low located from
Anticosti Island to the Strait of Belle Isle then to the Grand

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the eastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM NST 1 March 2021 A low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks will track
east of the district this evening. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies north of the low and west to northwesterly gales
south of the low and in its wake will diminish later today or this
evening as it departs.

Another low pressure system will form over the Gulf of Maine this
evening then rapidly intensify as it moves to lie over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence tonight where it will stall on Tuesday. A trough
associated with the low will sweep northeastward across the district
tonight and Tuesday. Gale to storm force east to southeasterly winds
will spread across all waters ahead of the trough before shifting to
strong to gale force west to southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and
south, and the Southern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters.

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