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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 28 February 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late overnight and to variable 10 to 15 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 28 February 2020
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 after midnight and to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 February 2020
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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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

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4515N
6055W to 4550N 5935W to 4600N 5835W to 4725N 5825W to Newfoundland
near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

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.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 28 February 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight quasi-stationary low located near
Anticosti Island.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located west of the Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough located from Grand Manan to West
Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:28 PM AST 28 February 2020 A low pressure system near Anticosti Island will remain nearly
stationary throughout the forecast period.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Anticosti - southern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou, and Anticosti.

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