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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots except west 25 over eastern sections early this morning. Wind becoming variable 15 to 20 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 25 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 45 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 near noon Friday.

Snow beginning this morning becoming rain or snow this evening then flurries overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Friday morning.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 4 to zero Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 24 February 2021
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots veering to west 35.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 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 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4648N 6053W to 4759N 6110W
to 4733N 6250W to 4835N 6224W to 4946N 5910W to Newfoundland near
4755N 5924W. Sea ice west then north then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:57 PM EST 24 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4650N 5020W to 4720N 4840W to 4825N 4900W to 5430N
5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5131N 5704W to Newfoundland near 5113N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2021

'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

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 973 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 962 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 996 mb located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 976 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NST 25 February 2021 A low pressure system east of the marine district will depart to the
east today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will diminish as the
low departs.

A second low pressure system over Maine will deepen as it tracks
across Southeastern Newfoundland tonight and moves to lie east of the
marine district on Friday. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterlies south of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake on Friday.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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