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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 March 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots early this morning and to southeast 35 near noon. Wind diminishing to westerly 30 this evening then increasing to northwest 40 Tuesday morning.

Rain and fog patches today and this evening. Flurries overnight and Tuesday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Tuesday morning.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 8 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 01 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 March 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Thursday Wind westerly 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 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 Cape Breton near 4702N 6024W to 4801N 6117W
to 4801N 6258W to 4915N 6100W to 5003N 5814W to Newfoundland near
4833N 5912W. Sea ice southwest then north then east 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwestern Shore

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 March 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwestern Shore

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 March 2021

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 1 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the central Marine
District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing ridge located over Laurentian Fan.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 993 mb located over the Gulf
of Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 966 mb located near Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM AST 1 March 2021 An area of low pressure will develop over the Gulf of Maine this
afternoon and intensify tonight as it moves to lie near Anticosti
Island Tuesday morning. Winds will increase to strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low then shift to gale to storm force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and
Anticosti-western-half. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except
Anticosti-eastern-half.

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