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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 February 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 near noon then diminishing to southwest 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light overnight then becoming south 15 Thursday evening.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 February 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this morning then subsiding to 1 or less near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 February 2017
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots becoming northwest 25 in the morning.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to south 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 9 tenths of grey-white ice in the north section and along parts of the Newfoundland coast. 

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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 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4820N 6110W to 5000N 5815W 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 except 9 tenths of grey-white ice in the north section
and along parts of the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5247W to 4530N 4800W to 4530N 4500W to 4700N 4500W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5111N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 995 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 990 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NST 22 February 2017 A low pressure system approaching from the south will cross the
Southeastern Grand Banks tonight then move away to the east on
Thursday. Over southeastern waters, strong to gale force north to
northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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