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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 30 late this morning and to northwest 45 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 to 35 overnight and to northwest 25 near noon Friday.

Periods of rain beginning early this morning changing to flurries this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near midnight.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 8 Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 24 February 2021
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to west 25.
Monday Wind light increasing to southeast 40 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4648N 6053W to 4759N 6110W
to 4733N 6250W to 4835N 6224W to 4946N 5910W to Newfoundland near
4755N 5924W. Sea ice west then north then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:57 PM EST 24 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4650N 5020W to 4720N 4840W to 4825N 4900W to 5430N
5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5131N 5704W to Newfoundland near 5113N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 February 2021

'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

Fourchu

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 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 3:00 AM AST 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 997 mb located over Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 988 mb located over northern
Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Friday approaching ridge located west of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:31 AM AST 25 February 2021 A low pressure system over Maine will track eastward to lie over
Northern Banquereau this afternoon. This low will bring gale to storm
force westerlies south of the system and gale to storm force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters. Freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern shore, LaHave
Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait and all
Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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