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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 20 February 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 15 knots veering to northeast 15 late overnight then to east 15 to 20 near noon Wednesday.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 20 February 2024
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 20 February 2024
Thursday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 to 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4523N 6401W to Nova
Scotia near 4515N 6358W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4632N
5932W to 4757N 6116W to 4659N 6315W to 4814N 6346W to 4848N 6136W to
4949N 5837W to 4816N 5942W to 4728N 5922W to Newfoundland near 4728N
5608W. Sea ice southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:23 PM EST 20 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5025N 4825W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N
5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5825W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 20 February 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight quasi-stationary low 960 mb located east
of Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over New England.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located over the Maritimes.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday approaching low located south of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM AST 20 February 2024 Strong to gale force northwesterlies will continue over northeastern
waters between an intense low east of the Labrador Sea and a ridge of
high pressure approaching from the west. Winds will gradually
diminish overnight tonight.

Strong to gale force easterlies are expected to spread north over
southern waters on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - northern half, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen -
northeastern half, and Anticosti - southwestern half.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, gulf- Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou,
and Anticosti.

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