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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 26 February 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 near noon then diminishing to southwest 25 this evening. Wind veering to west 30 early Monday morning then backing to southwest 25 Monday evening.

Showers and fog banks ending late overnight.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 2 Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 26 February 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 3 to 5 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 February 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Open 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 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4725N 5100W
to 4830N 4900W to 5045N 4830W to 5515N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 26 February 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over northern Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 986 mb located over
eastern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 964 mb located over Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 26 February 2017 A trough of low pressure over Northern Nova Scotia will move to lie
over Eastern Newfoundland this afternoon then move north of the
district this evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
develop ahead of the trough then shift to strong to gale force
westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Funk Island
Bank, and Belle Isle Bank.

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