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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 20 February 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 Wednesday morning and to variable 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Flurries ending Wednesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning near midnight and ending Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 5 near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 February 2024
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Wednesday and to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 February 2024
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 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 Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques 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 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5303W to 4925N 5118W
to 5227N 5026W to 5526N 5150W to 5720N 5736W to 6014N 5920W to 6136N
5718W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:23 PM EST 20 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5025N 4825W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N
5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5825W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 20 February 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 8:00 PM NST 20 February 2024

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 8:00 PM NST 20 February 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 961 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NST 20 February 2024 An intense low pressure system will remain quasi-stationary southeast
of Greenland. As a result, strong to gale force westerlies are
expected over most waters through the majority of the forecast
period. Winds will diminish late Wednesday as a ridge approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Southwestern
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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