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Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to west 20 near noon then backing to southwest 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 35 Wednesday evening.

Showers Wednesday afternoon and evening. Fog patches forming Wednesday afternoon and dissipating Wednesday evening.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero rising to plus 4 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 February 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2024
Thursday Wind southwest 35 knots backing to south 35 to 45 in the morning.
Friday Wind southwest 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey-white ice in the northern section. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4838N 4957W
to 5407N 5022W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey-white
ice in the northern section. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts
of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:38 PM EST 26 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 4900N 4735W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2024

'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 3:00 AM NST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing low 999 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday intensifying low 985 mb located over
the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 975 mb located over Quebec.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
eastern Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Grand
Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today building high located south of Laurentian
Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday high located south of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM NST 27 February 2024 An intense low pressure system moving northeastward across Quebec on
Wednesday, and an area of high pressure to the south of the marine
district will cause strong to gale force southwesterlies to develop
between these two features on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank,
and Funk Island Bank.

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