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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 26 February 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late overnight and to light Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon then backing to south 25 Saturday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Rain Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 6 rising to plus 2 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 26 February 2021

Eastern Shore - eastern half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Eastern Shore - western half

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 26 February 2021
Sunday Wind south 40 knots veering to west 35 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind easterly 15 knots increasing to southeast 30.
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots increasing to northwest 40.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 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 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4615N 6000W to 4710N 6015W
to 4700N 6105W to 4935N 6130W to 4950N 5820W to 4810N 5935W to 4725N
5920W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea ice west then north then
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:23 PM EST 26 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4635N 4915W to 4735N 4755W to 5430N 5130W to 6010N
5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5112N 5606W to the Labrador coast near 5200N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Eastern Shore

Issued 3:30 PM AST 26 February 2021

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 26 February 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 972 mb located east of
Labrador.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:24 PM AST 26 February 2021 An intense low pressure system east of Labrador will gradually depart
tonight. Gale force west to northwest winds will diminish this
evening over northern and eastern waters. Winds will further diminish
tonight as a ridge of high pressure moves across the district.

Late on Saturday, strong to gale force southerlies will develop over
the western half of the district as a trough of low pressure
approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot
Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, and Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are
in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore,
eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait,
Northumberland Strait - eastern half, Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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