Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 February 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon and to variable 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Flurries ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Sunday evening.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 February 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 February 2019
Monday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 40 to 50 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 4 tenths grey ice in a few bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W to Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4445N
6220W to 4405N 6055W to 4450N 5910W to 4430N 5810W to 4515N 5705W to
4720N 5850W to 4635N 5620W to 4630N 5530W then eastward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 4 tenths grey ice in a few bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4720N 5250W to 4635N 4825W to 4655N 4645W to 4900N 4625W to 5235N
4700W to 5700N 5400W to 6040N 5945W to 6325N 5535W to 5700N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5628W to Newfoundland near 5127N 5614W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying trough located over northern
Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday trough located east of Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NST 23 February 2019 An intensifying trough of low pressure over Northern Belle Isle Bank
will continue to move southeastwards today. Gale force
northwesterlies over Belle Isle Bank will spread southwards today.
Winds will gradually diminish as a ridge of high pressure approaches
from the west Sunday evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island
Bank and Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf and
Northeast Coast which are mainly ice covered.

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