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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 February 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots except west 20 over southern sections. Wind increasing to northwest 25 this evening and locally gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind diminishing to north 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind north 15 to 20 Sunday.

Snow ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Over open water risk of freezing spray late overnight and Sunday.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 February 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 February 2020
Monday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 25.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday 6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice the northern section. 

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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 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4845N 5045W
to 5055N 4900W to 5515N 5245W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice the northern
section.

 

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

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 February 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
east-west over the Great Northern Peninsula.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching trough located south of
Sable Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:40 AM NST 29 February 2020 A trough of low pressure oriented on a line east-west over the Great
Northern Peninsula will remain nearly stationary today and tonight.
Strong to gale force westerlies to the south of the trough will
gradually diminish by overnight tonight as the trough weakens.

A second trough approaching from the southwest will align itself to
lie east - west over the Southern Grand Banks by late in the day on
Sunday. Strong to gale force east to northeasterlies will develop
tonight to the north of the trough. Strong to gale force westerlies
will develop south of the trough on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and the Southern Grand Banks.

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