Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 February 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 to 25 early this morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early this afternoon. Wind becoming southerly 15 Wednesday morning then increasing to southwest 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain ending Wednesday afternoon. Fog banks forming early this morning.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 19 February 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 February 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island 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 Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4530N
5750W to 4700N 5750W to 4715N 5655W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4825N 5309W to 4745N 4900W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4715W to 5400N
5015W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line east-west over
Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday trough located over Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM AST 20 February 2018 A trough of low pressure descending from Labrador will move to
Lie over Nova Scotia this morning. In its wake moderate to strong
north to northeasterlies will develop giving freezing spray
Over open water to Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti marine regions.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are
In effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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