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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 29 February 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwesterly 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to east 25 Sunday morning then backing to northeast 25 to 30 near noon Sunday.

Flurries changing to snow overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 29 February 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 early this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 29 February 2020
Monday Wind northerly 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southerly 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4515N
6055W to 4550N 5935W to 4600N 5835W to 4725N 5825W 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

Open water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5242W to 4625N 4625W to 4855N 4615W to 5400N 4930W to 6000N
5900W to 6220N 5500W to 5800N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5137N 5641W to Newfoundland near 5124N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 29 February 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying trough located from Grand
Manan to West Scotian Slope.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday intensifying trough located from New
Brunswick to East Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday trough located from Eastern Shore to
Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today weakening low located near Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM AST 29 February 2020 A trough of low pressure west of the marine district will move into
southern waters this evening. The trough will intensify as it moves
northeastward to lie from the eastern shore marine area to Laurentian
Fan by Sunday evening.

Over eastern waters, winds will increase to strong to gale force
easterlies ahead of the trough and will become strong to gale force
westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf - Magdalen - northern half and Anticosti - southern

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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