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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 February 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 early this evening and to northwest 25 to 30 early Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Tuesday afternoon and to light Tuesday evening.

Showers ending near midnight. Fog patches dissipating early this evening.

Temperatures plus 8 falling to minus 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 17 February 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near midnight then subsiding to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 February 2020
Wednesday Wind south 45 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwesterly 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 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 17 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4535N 5945W to 4540N 5815W to 4730N 5955W 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

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4825N 4850W to 5100N 4800W to 5530N 5130W to 6000N
5700W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4530W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located near East Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located east of the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday approaching trough located over New
England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM AST 17 February 2020 A trough of low pressure over East Scotian Slope will move to lie
east of the marine district this evening. On Tuesday a ridge will
cross the district to lie over easternmost waters Tuesday evening.
Strong to possibly gale force northwesterlies will develop ahead of
the ridge over northern and eastern waters.

Meanwhile a second trough will approach from the west to lie over New
England Tuesday evening. Winds between the ridge and this trough will
increase to strong to gale force southeasterlies over westernmost
waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, georges banks, LaHave Bank, and
West Scotian Slope. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern
shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti.

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