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East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 23 February 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then becoming south 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to south 25 near noon Saturday and to south 35 Saturday evening.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 5 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 February 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 23 February 2024
Sunday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 in the morning then veering to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern section. Consolidated grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4842N 5008W
to 5500N 5049W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6136N 5718W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths new ice in the extreme northwestern
section. Consolidated grey ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:25 PM EST 23 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4740N 5030W to 5000N 4730W to 5300N 4900W to 5530N
5140W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5729W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northwest of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 23 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 3:30 PM NST 23 February 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 986 mb located northeast of
Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over the
St. Lawrence River.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday dissipating trough located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM NST 23 February 2024 A trough of low pressure will approach the district from the west
tonight. Strong to gale force southerlies will spread across most
waters late in the day on Saturday ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northern Grand Banks
and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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