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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 early this morning and to south 45 to 55 late this morning and locally gusts to 65 along the coast. Wind diminishing to west 25 to 35 early this evening then increasing to west 35 to 45 overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 Thursday evening.

Snow beginning this morning changing to rain and fog patches near noon and ending this evening. Flurries Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 5 this afternoon then falling to minus 8 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 February 2020
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning. Seas building to 5 to 7 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2020
Friday Wind west 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water. 

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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 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4805N 4930W
to 5420N 5050W to 5610N 5535W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4825N 4850W to 4900N 4810W to 5050N 4755W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
the Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM NST 19 February 2020 A trough of low pressure will track across the marine district today.
Gale to storm force southerlies ahead of the trough will shift to
strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

A second trough will sweep across the marine district on Thursday,
causing the strong to gale force westerlies to persist.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Strait of Belle Isle.

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

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