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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 26 February 2015

Tonight and Friday

Wind light increasing to northeast 15 knots early this evening then backing to north 20 late this evening. Wind backing to northwest 10 to 15 Friday morning.

Chance of flurries tonight.

Risk of freezing spray late this evening and overnight.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 26 February 2015
Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 26 February 2015
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots backing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 5 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice in the northeastern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6605W to 4430N
6620W to 4300N 6610W to 4600N 5630W to 4730N 5730W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W to New
Brunswick near 4520N 6530W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of
first-year ice in the northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5253W to 4700N 5030W to 4800N 4730W to 5000N 4700W to 5145N
4700W to 6000N 5745W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 26 February 2015 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 996 mb located south of Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday departing low 994 mb located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday building ridge located from the Great
Lakes to the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM AST 26 February 2015 A low pressure system will approach the district from the southwest
this afternoon and will track just south of the slope waters this
evening before moving into the Grand Banks Friday morning. This low
will bring generally strong northeast winds to the district except a
period of northeasterly gales to southern slope waters as it passes.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank - southern half..West Scotian Slope - southern half..
East Scotian Slope - southern half..Laurentian Fan - southern half..
And Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Banquereau-northern half..
Cabot Strait..Gulf-Magdalen..And Anticosti.

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