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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 10 February 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late this evening then becoming variable 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming west 15 Thursday evening.

Snow beginning Thursday morning and ending Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 10 February 2016
Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 10 February 2016
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to west 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to north 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 2 tenths of new ice in a few bays. 

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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 Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 10 February 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 4940N 5820W to 4910N 5945W to 4920N 6110W to 4835N 6130W to
4810N 6300W to 4705N 6310W to 4640N 6200W to Nova Scotia near 4605N
6130W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Iles de la Madeleine near 4710N 6200W
to 4700N 6205W to 4650N 6140W to 4725N 6115W to Iles de la Madeleine
near 4735N 6125W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths of new ice in a few bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 10 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4445N 4845W to 4445N 4715W to 4745N 4400W to 4845N
4400W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5730W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 10 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5003N 5742W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 10 February 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 976 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough from 976 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight disturbance located south of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday low 994 mb located over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM NST 10 February 2016 A low pressure system just east of the Funk Island Bank will continue
to track northeastwards out to sea tonight. A trough of low pressure
extending southwestwards from the low will also move northeastwards
to exit the marine district by Thursday morning. Gale force
northeasterlies will affect waters to the north of the trough, while
gale to storm force west to southwesterlies will affect waters to its
south.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for East Coast,
Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south, Belle Isle Bank and
Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast -
north of Cape St. John and the Belle Isle Bank.

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