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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 22 February 2020

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Flurries Sunday evening.

Over open water risk of freezing spray this evening.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 February 2020
Tonight and Sunday. Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 22 February 2020
Monday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to south 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Special ice warning in effect. 9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice in the extreme northeastern section. Difficult ice conditions along the Newfoundland coast in the northeastern section today and continuing Sunday. 

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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 22 February 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4515N 6040W to 4535N 5740W to 4710N 5815W 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

Special ice warning in effect.

9 tenths grey ice including 4 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice including 3 tenths first-year ice in the
extreme northeastern section. Difficult ice conditions along the
Newfoundland coast in the northeastern section today and continuing
Sunday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4738N 5242W to 4748N 4725W to 4900N 4645W to 5045N 4720W to 5400N
5000W to 6230N 5359W to 5744N 4500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5626W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2020

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 22 February 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Sunday trough located over southeastern Belle
Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Sunday ridge located southeast of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:40 PM NST 22 February 2020 A trough of low pressure over Quebec will cross Belle Isle Bank
Sunday afternoon. Strong southwesterlies ahead of the trough will
veer to gale force northwesterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northeast Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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