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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 26 February 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 Thursday afternoon and to east 35 to 45 Thursday evening.

Snow Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Thursday evening.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 5 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 26 February 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon and to 3 to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 February 2020
Friday Wind east 35 to 45 knots diminishing to east 25 to 35 in the morning then becoming southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 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 26 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4515N
6055W to 4555N 5935W to 4520N 5830W to 4635N 5750W to 4730N 5830W to
Newfoundland near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4730N 5240W to 4730N 4620W to 4855N 4615W to 5400N 5000W to 6000N
5900W to 6220N 5500W to 5800N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5626W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 26 February 2020

'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 10:00 AM NST 26 February 2020

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 10:00 AM NST 26 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located over the
coast of Greenland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today building ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Labrador.

By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching low 990 mb located near
New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:56 AM NST 26 February 2020 A trough of low pressure will remain near stationary along the coast
of Greenland while a ridge of high pressure builds down over
Newfoundland from Labrador. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
develop over northern waters tonight and persist into Thursday
between these two features.

Meanwhile, an intensifying low pressure system will approach the
marine district on Friday. Strong to gale force easterlies will
develop over gulf and southern waters Thursday evening ahead of this
system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, Belle Isle Bank
and Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect all waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf and the
Grand Banks.

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