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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 23 February 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 25 knots late this evening then veering to west 20 late Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 Saturday afternoon.

Snow beginning after midnight changing to rain early Saturday morning and ending late Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Low tonight minus 4. High Saturday plus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 23 February 2018
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less early this evening then building to 1 to 2 after midnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Saturday morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 early Saturday afternoon then building to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 23 February 2018
Sunday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots veering to easterly 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 30.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme northeastern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island 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 Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4500N
6130W to 4530N 5720W to 4725N 5730W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme northeastern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5309W to 4700N 4815W to 5000N 4630W to 5115N 4630W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 23 February 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight high 1034 mb located near East Scotian
Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday high 1028 mb located south of Laurentian
Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over the eastern Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:31 PM AST 23 February 2018 A trough of low pressure will approach from the west tonight and then
cross the district on Saturday. Winds will increase to strong
southerlies ahead of the trough then veer to strong to near gale
force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and
Anticosti.

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