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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 27 February 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to west 40 near midnight then diminishing to west 30 near noon Friday.

Fog patches dissipating late this evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 27 February 2020
Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early this evening then building to 4 to 6 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 27 February 2020
Saturday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4515N
6055W to 4550N 5935W to 4510N 5825W to 4635N 5750W to 4725N 5825W to
Newfoundland near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4730N 5240W to 4650N 4620W to 4855N 4615W to 5400N 4940W to 6000N
5900W to 6220N 5500W to 5800N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5140N 5633W to Newfoundland near 5126N 5620W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Browns Bank

Issued 8:00 PM AST 27 February 2020

'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 8:00 PM AST 27 February 2020 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough from 986 mb low located from Maine
to East Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday trough from 986 mb low located from New
Brunswick to Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday quasi-stationary trough from 986 mb low
located on a line east-west over the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM AST 27 February 2020 A low pressure system approaching from the southwest will track
across the Maritimes this evening and then move into the Gulf of St.
Lawrence early Friday morning. Gale to storm force easterlies ahead
of the system shift to gale force southwesterlies to its south.
Winds across the marine district will gradually diminish to strong
westerlies on Friday as the system weakens and moves over the
Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.

The very strong easterly winds ahead of the system will result in
higher than normal water levels in the Gulf of St. Lawrence along
east to northeast facing coastlines of Eastern New Brunswick, Prince
Edward Island, Cape Breton Island and Îles-de-la-Madeleine near high
tide this evening. Ice rafting against these coastlines may also
occur.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait - eastern half, and
Gulf-Magdalen. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait - northern half, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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