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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 this morning then backing to southwest 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 35 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to westerly 20 Tuesday morning and to west 15 Tuesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 27 February 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this morning then building to 3 to 4 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning and to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Open water. 

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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 Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4650N 6020W to 4700N
5945W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5301W to 4600N 4730W to 4600N 4600W to 4700N 4545W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 February 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located over the central Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:38 AM AST 27 February 2017 Strong to gale force westerly winds in the wake of a trough of low
pressure east of the district will briefly diminish this morning as a
weak ridge of high pressure moves through the region.

A second trough of low pressure currently over the Great Lakes will
approach from the west to lie over the Gulf of St Lawrence this
evening. Strengthening southwesterlies ahead of the trough will reach
gale force over most northern waters this afternoon. Over most Gulf
of St Lawrence waters northwest gales will develop behind the trough
this evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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