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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 February 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 February 2020
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind north 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to south 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice 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.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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 Statement

Issued 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
are forecast.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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