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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots increasing to south 25 early this morning and to south 35 to 45 late this morning. Wind increasing to south 55 this afternoon then diminishing to west 25 to 35 this evening. Wind increasing to west 35 to 45 overnight then diminishing to west 25 to 35 near noon Thursday.

Snow beginning this morning changing to rain and fog patches this afternoon and ending near midnight. Flurries Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 6 rising to plus 4 this evening then falling to minus 12 to minus 6 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 February 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 5 to 7 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2020
Friday Wind west 25 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 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 Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan 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 18 February 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4805N 4930W
to 5420N 5050W to 5610N 5535W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4825N 4850W to 4900N 4810W to 5050N 4755W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 03:00 AM 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 3:00 AM NST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
the Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:47 AM NST 19 February 2020 A trough of low pressure will track across the marine district today.
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
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and 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 the Strait of Belle Isle and the
Southeastern Grand Banks.

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