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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 February 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to north 25 near midnight. Wind backing to west 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries this afternoon and tonight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning near midnight.

Temperatures minus 7 to minus 2 falling to minus 18 to minus 10 overnight.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 February 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 February 2020
Wednesday Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 in the morning then veering to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday 7 tenths grey-white ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

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

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4805N 4930W
to 5420N 5050W to 5610N 5535W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths grey-white ice.


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

Less than 10 icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 February 2020

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 Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1012 mb located east of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 1005 mb located over the northern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching ridge located over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NST 17 February 2020 A low pressure system east of Nova Scotia will move to lie over the
Northern Grand Banks tonight then east of the district on Tuesday.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies can be expected over eastern
waters in the wake of the low on Tuesday.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle and the Southern
Grand Banks.

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