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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 near midnight then increasing to southwest 25 Wednesday morning.

Flurries today. Showers Wednesday.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 5 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 February 2024
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2024
Thursday Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 35 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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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 26 February 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4838N 4957W
to 5407N 5022W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:38 PM EST 26 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 4900N 4735W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 27 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing low 999 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday intensifying low 985 mb located over
the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 975 mb located over Quebec.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
eastern Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the Grand
Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today building high located south of Laurentian
Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday high located south of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM NST 27 February 2024 An intense low pressure system moving northeastward across Quebec on
Wednesday, and an area of high pressure to the south of the marine
district will cause strong to gale force southwesterlies to develop
between these two features on Wednesday.

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

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