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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 February 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to northeast 25 this evening. Wind veering to east 15 to 20 late overnight then to south 15 to 20 near noon Wednesday. Wind veering to southwest 25 Wednesday evening.

A few flurries ending this afternoon. Snow or freezing rain beginning near noon Wednesday and changing to rain and fog banks Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog banks.

Risk of freezing spray tonight and Wednesday morning.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 6 to minus 2 overnight then rising to plus 1 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 February 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 February 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5250W to 4730N 4850W
to 5040N 4820W to 5500N 5225W to 5600N 5555W to 5800N 5750W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4800N 5300W to 4900N 4800W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4715W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing ridge located off the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located east of Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM NST 20 February 2018 A trough of low pressure will cross over northern waters today.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake are expected to
diminish tonight as a ridge approaches from the west.

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

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

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