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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 02 March 2024

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 near midnight then veering to west 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Rain and fog patches Sunday.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 2 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 02 March 2024
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 02 March 2024
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 in the morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except consolidated grey-white ice in a few sheltered bays. 

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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 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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N 5930W
to 4718N 6010W to 4819N 6228W to 4926N 6050W to 4956N 5844W to 4816N
5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except consolidated grey-white ice in a few sheltered
bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:04 PM EST 2 March 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4730N 4635W to 4830N 4555W to 5620N 5225W to 5815N
5645W to 5835N 5005W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 2 March 2024 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located southwest of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Sunday departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 1003 mb located over
Labrador Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM NST 2 March 2024 A low pressure system will approach the marine district from the
northwest on Sunday while a ridge of high pressure passes south of
the marine district. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will
develop over northern waters Sunday evening between these two
features.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Belle Isle Bank, and
Funk Island Bank.

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