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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 26 February 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind southerly 20 to 25 knots veering to westerly 25 to 30 late this afternoon then diminishing to westerly 15 to 20 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 30 Monday afternoon.

Showers and fog patches ending late this afternoon.

High today plus 8. Low tonight zero. High Monday plus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 26 February 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 February 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots veering to southwest 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northeasterly 20 to 25 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located from the Gaspe Peninsula
to Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located from Labrador
to Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Monday trough located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:59 AM AST 26 February 2017 A trough of low pressure will move eastward across the district
today. Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the trough will
shift to strong to gale force westerlies behind it. A second trough
will move over northern waters Monday afternoon bringing gale force
westerlies in its wake over Anticosti in the evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and
Anticosti.

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

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