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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 February 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind north 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon then increasing to northeast 20 Tuesday evening.

A few flurries beginning Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 February 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2018
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 20 in the morning then becoming southwest 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Open water. 

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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 18 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4750N 4900W
to 5040N 4820W to 5500N 5225W to 5600N 5555W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4825N 5309W to 4745N 5015W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4715W to 5330N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 984 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 990 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southern Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Northern Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:01 AM NST 19 February 2018 An intense low pressure system southeast of the Grand Banks will move
to lie east of the marine district by Tuesday. Gale to storm force
northerlies will diminish over the Grand Banks tonight as the low
moves away and a ridge builds in.

A trough of low pressure will approach Gulf waters late today. Strong
to gale force southwesterlies ahead of this system will veer to
strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Southern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for Northeast
Gulf, Gulf-Port au Port, Belle Isle Bank, and Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast
- Cape St. Francis and south, and the Grand Banks.

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