East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 February 2020
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 late overnight then diminishing to west 15 to 20 Saturday morning.
Flurries ending this evening.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4845N 5045W
to 5055N 4900W to 5515N 5245W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 28 February 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 3:30 PM NST 28 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NST 28 February 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over central Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday trough located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:09 PM NST 28 February 2020 A trough of low pressure over Central Newfoundland will gradually
move north to lie on an east-west line over the Great Northern
Peninsula tonight. Gale force northeasterlies ahead of the trough
will weaken to strong east to northeasterlies throughout the forecast
period. In the wake of the trough, strong to gale force westerlies
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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