Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 February 2021
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 10 to 15 knots backing to south 15 to 20 late overnight then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Sunday afternoon then increasing to northwest 35 Sunday evening.
Snow or rain Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 1 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4949N 5326W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 27 February 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 3:30 PM NST 27 February 2021
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NST 27 February 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over eastern Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday departing ridge located southeast of the
At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over New England.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 995 mb located over the Southwest
Coast of Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:21 PM NST 27 February 2021 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine district from the
west and develop into a low this evening. The low pressure system
will then move to lie over the Southwest Coast Sunday afternoon.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies over western waters will ease
this evening. On Sunday, the low will cause strong to gale force
southeasterlies to spread across southern waters before shifting to
strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast
and Funk Island Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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