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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 17 February 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 near midnight and to light Monday afternoon. Wind becoming north 15 Monday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near midnight.

Temperatures near minus 8.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 17 February 2019
Tonight and Monday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 February 2019
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 3 tenths grey-white ice in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4510N 6610W Nova
Scotia near 4440N 6550W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4400N 6440W to 4500N
6130W to 4455N 5830W to 4555N 5715W to 4720N 5850W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths grey-white ice in the northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4730N 4900W to 4920N 4715W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5400W to 6027N 5919W to 6510N 5439W to 5915N 5203W to 5832N 5003W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 8:00 PM AST 17 February 2019

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 AST 17 February 2019 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight quasi-stationary low located over
Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Monday low 1007 mb located southwest of Georges
Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 995 mb located south of East Scotian
Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM AST 17 February 2019 A low pressure system will remain stalled over the Labrador Sea
tonight and Monday. Strong to gale force northwest winds and falling
temperatures will persist in the wake of this low.

Another low is expected to pass south of the region later in the day
Monday with strong to possibly gale force northeasterly winds
spreading across the slope waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen-northeastern half and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fourchu, Banquereau-northern half, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen-northeastern half and Anticosti.

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