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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 19 February 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots increasing to west 35 to 45 near midnight then diminishing to west 25 Thursday evening.

Flurries overnight and Thursday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 10 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 February 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 February 2020
Friday Wind west 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 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 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4530N 5940W to 4605N 5815W to 4715N 5900W 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 19 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4815N 4850W to 4900N 4810W to 5045N 4730W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 19 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 8:00 PM NST 19 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 8:00 PM NST 19 February 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located east of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday trough located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM NST 19 February 2020 A trough of low pressure east of Newfoundland will continue tracking
eastward tonight. Gale to storm force southerlies ahead of the trough
will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

A second trough will sweep across the marine district on Thursday,
causing the strong to gale force westerlies to persist.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank the Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle and Southeastern
Grand Banks.

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