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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 24 February 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight then becoming variable 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Snow Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

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 03:30 PM NST 24 February 2021
Friday Wind west 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 25.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots veering to west 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 24 February 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 977 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday departing low 962 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday deepening low 999 mb located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 975 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NST 24 February 2021 A deepening low pressure system east of Funk Island Bank will track
northeastwards tonight to lie southeast of Greenland by Thursday
afternoon. Strong to gale force northeasterlies can be expected to
the north of the low, with strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies in its wake.

A second low will approach the marine district from the southwest on
Thursday. Strong to gale force south to southwesterlies will develop
over southern waters late in the day on Thursday ahead of the low.

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

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