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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 25 February 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light becoming northerly 15 knots Wednesday afternoon.

Fog patches forming late this evening and dissipating Wednesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 4.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 25 February 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 25 February 2020
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to east 40 to 45 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind east 40 knots diminishing to southwesterly 30.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4530N
5955W to 4520N 5750W to 4640N 5800W to 4725N 5820W 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

9 tenths grey-white ice including 2 tenths first-year ice.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4730N 5240W to 4715N 4635W to 4910N 4525W to 5400N 5000W to 6000N
5830W to 6230N 5430W to 5900N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5626W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 25 February 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1012 mb located over southern East
Scotian Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday departing low 1011 mb located east of
Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the western Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday ridge located from the Gulf of
St. Lawrence to East Scotian Slope.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday approaching low 1001 mb located southeast
of the Great Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:42 PM AST 25 February 2020 A low pressure system is forecast to pass southeast of the Great
Lakes on Wednesday evening and intensify as it moves slowly toward
the Maritimes on Thursday. Winds are expected to increase to gale to
possibly storm force easterlies across most of the marine district on
Thursday ahead of the low.

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