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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 February 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots becoming light near noon then increasing to southeast 20 near midnight. Wind backing to east 25 Sunday morning.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Flurries Sunday.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 February 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 February 2020
Monday Wind north 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4515N
6055W to 4550N 5935W to 4600N 5835W to 4725N 5825W 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 28 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4725N 5242W to 4625N 4625W to 4855N 4615W to 5400N 4930W to 6000N
5900W to 6220N 5500W to 5800N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5137N 5641W to Newfoundland near 5124N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 February 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
east-west over the Great Northern Peninsula.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching trough located south of
Sable Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:40 AM NST 29 February 2020 A trough of low pressure oriented on a line east-west over the Great
Northern Peninsula will remain nearly stationary today and tonight.
Strong to gale force westerlies to the south of the trough will
gradually diminish by overnight tonight as the trough weakens.

A second trough approaching from the southwest will align itself to
lie east - west over the Southern Grand Banks by late in the day on
Sunday. Strong to gale force east to northeasterlies will develop
tonight to the north of the trough. Strong to gale force westerlies
will develop south of the trough on Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and the Southern Grand Banks.

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