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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 February 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then becoming southwest 15 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending this afternoon with a risk of freezing drizzle.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 3 falling to minus 13 to minus 8 this evening then rising to minus 6 to minus 1 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 February 2017
Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 21 February 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday 9 tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice. 

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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 20 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5305W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4530N 4715W to 4545N 4500W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1004 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today dissipating low 1008 mb located south of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over Newfoundland.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 996 mb located south
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NST 21 February 2017 An intensifying low pressure system will approach the Grand Banks
from the south on Wednesday. Winds will increase to strong to gale
force northerlies over southern waters on Wednesday ahead of this
feature.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters and Belle Isle Bank.

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