Issued 08:00 PM NST 21 February 2024
Tonight and Thursday.
Wind southwest 20 knots backing to southeast 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending Thursday morning.
Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4 rising to minus 3 Thursday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5303W to 4852N 5047W
to 5227N 5026W to 5526N 5150W to 5720N 5736W to 6014N 5920W to 6136N
5718W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
1 tenth grey-white ice except 8 tenths grey-white ice including 1
tenth first-year ice in the northern section. Consolidated
grey-white ice along parts of the coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:15 PM EST 21 February 2024
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5000N 4730W to 5100N 4735W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N
5730W to 6100N 5500W to 5645N 4505W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5729W.
Iceberg CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast CoastIssued 8:00 PM NST 21 February 2024
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NST 21 February 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 955 mb located east of Greenland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing low located east of Greenland.
At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday trough located south of the Grand Banks.
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday ridge located over Funk Island Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:59 PM NST 21 February 2024 An intense low pressure system east of Greenland will continue to
track eastward tonight and Thursday. Strong to gale force westerlies
over most waters behind the low will diminish tonight as the low
moves away and a ridge of high pressure approaches.
Meanwhile a trough of low pressure is expected to approach from the
southwest and cross southern waters late on Thursday. Strong to gale
force southerlies are expected south of the trough Thursday evening.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and Southwestern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - northwestern half
- Funk Island Bank - southeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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