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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 February 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 early this evening except southeast 30 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind increasing to south 35 after midnight then diminishing to west 15 to 20 Wednesday morning with gusts to 30 in the Honguedo Strait. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Wednesday afternoon with gusts to 50 in the Honguedo Strait.

Snow beginning this evening changing to flurries near noon Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening.

Low tonight minus 11. High Wednesday minus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 18 February 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 after midnight and to 2 to 3 early Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 February 2020
Thursday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots.
Friday Wind westerly 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday 6 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice in Honguedo Strait. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4530N 5940W to 4605N 5815W to 4715N 5900W 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

6 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice in Honguedo Strait.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4825N 4850W to 4900N 4810W to 5050N 4755W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 3:30 PM AST 18 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 3:30 PM AST 18 February 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 3:30 PM AST 18 February 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located over Laurentian
Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying trough located near Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday intensifying trough located from
Anticosti Island to East Scotian Slope.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:04 PM AST 18 February 2020 A trough will approach from the west to lie over New England this
evening. This trough will push eastward across the district on
Wednesday. Winds will increase to strong to storm force southerlies
ahead of the trough. Strong to gale force westerlies will develop in
the wake of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait - southern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all other waters except Fundy and
Northumberland Strait - western half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait, Gulf -
Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti.

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