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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 February 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to west 10 to 15 early this morning then to south 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind backing to southeast 10 to 15 Thursday afternoon.

Over open water risk of freezing spray early this morning. Risk of freezing spray this afternoon and tonight.

Temperatures minus 13 rising to minus 2 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 21 February 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 February 2024
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 35 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday 1 tenth grey ice except 7 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice near the coast of Prince Edward Island. 

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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 20 February 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4523N 6401W to Nova
Scotia near 4515N 6358W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4632N
5932W to 4757N 6116W to 4659N 6315W to 4814N 6346W to 4848N 6136W to
4949N 5837W to 4816N 5942W to 4728N 5922W to Newfoundland near 4728N
5608W. Sea ice southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth grey ice except 7 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice
near the coast of Prince Edward Island.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:23 PM EST 20 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5025N 4825W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N 5730W to 5935N
5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5825W to Newfoundland near 5030N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 965 mb located east of
Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight approaching low located south of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:37 AM AST 21 February 2024 Strong to gale force easterly winds will develop over southern waters
Thursday between a ridge of high pressure over the Maritimes and a
low pressure system approaching from the south.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, and Laurentian
Fan.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait, gulf- Magdalen - northeastern half, and Anticosti.

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