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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 21 February 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southwest 20 Saturday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 6 rising to minus 5 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 February 2020
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 February 2020
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 5:06 PM EST 21 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 5:06 PM EST 21 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4845N 4925W
to 5355N 5015W to 5655N 5805W to 5800N 5905W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4747N 5247W to 4800N 4800W to 4900N 4720W to 5045N 4720W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 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)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 8:00 PM NST 21 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 8:00 PM NST 21 February 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight weakening low 990 mb located over northern
Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday dissipating low 1000 mb located east of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM NST 21 February 2020 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will weaken into a trough
tonight as it exits out to the east. Gale force west to
northwesterlies will diminish over northeastern waters tonight.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle and the Grand
Banks.

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