East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 21 February 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northeast 15 knots except northeast 25 over southern sections. Wind becoming north 25 Wednesday evening.

Rain or freezing rain beginning Wednesday evening.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 February 2017
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 February 2017
Thursday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat 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

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

Bergy water.

 

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 except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 21 February 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 996 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 993 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM NST 21 February 2017 An intensifying low pressure system will approach the Grand Banks
from the south on Wednesday. Strong to gale force north to
northeasterlies can be expected over southern waters 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 and Belle Isle Bank.

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