Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2021
Today Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early this morning then veering to southwest 25 to 35 near noon. Wind veering to northwest 35 to 45 this afternoon then diminishing to north 25 overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 15 Monday morning then increasing to southeast 30 Monday evening.
Snow or rain changing to flurries or showers this afternoon and ending this evening. Snow Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4702N 6024W to 4753N 6120W
to 4728N 6309W to 4836N 6257W to 4900N 6116W to 4940N 6106W to 5003N
5814W to Newfoundland near 4833N 5912W. Sea ice south and west then
north then east 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)
Southwest CoastIssued 03:00 AM NST 28 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 3:00 AM NST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the eastern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located southeast of the
At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 1004 mb located over eastern
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 999 mb located over the southeastern
At 8:00 p.m. NST Monday approaching low 984 mb located over the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:57 AM NST 28 February 2021 A low pressure system over the Maritimes will move to lie over the
Southeastern Grand Banks Monday morning. This low will cause gale
force east to southeasterlies to spread across southern waters ahead
of it before shifting to gale force west to northwesterlies in its
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, and the Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warnings are
in effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, 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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Need to travel Alberta Highway 93?
Go prepared with Highway 93 forecasts. Highway regions are available in the Alberta text forecast bulletin between Lake Louise and Jasper. (Photo by: Natalie Anderson)
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