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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 08 March 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light increasing to north 20 knots this evening and to north 30 late overnight. Wind backing to northwest 25 Tuesday morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 08 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 March 2021
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 8 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4934N 5303W
to 5009N 5422W to 5146N 5143W to 5508N 5138W to 5710N 5737W to 5803N
5825W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 8 March 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4919N 5344W to 5100N 4945W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 6035N 5325W to 5715N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5135N 5644W to Newfoundland near 5121N 5633W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 8 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southern Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 1005 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 980 mb located east of the Grand

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over
the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:05 AM NST 8 March 2021 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will move
southeastward today then depart east of Belle Isle Bank tonight.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected over northern
waters tonight in the wake of the trough.

A deepening low pressure system will track northeastward today to lie
east of the Grand Banks Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force
northeasterly winds will develop over southern waters tonight ahead
of the low then shift to gale to storm force northwesterlies in its
wake on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for Belle Isle
Bank, Northern Grand Banks, and Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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