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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35 near noon then becoming west 25 overnight. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 Saturday morning.

Snow changing to flurries this afternoon and ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 February 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2020
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 in the morning.
Monday Wind north 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday 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 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4845N 5045W
to 5055N 4900W to 5515N 5245W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4730N 5240W to 4650N 4620W to 4855N 4615W to 5400N 4940W to 6000N
5900W to 6220N 5500W to 5800N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5140N 5633W to Newfoundland near 5126N 5620W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2020

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 3:00 AM NST 28 February 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Cape Breton Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located on a line east-west over
the Great Northern Peninsula.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 28 February 2020 A trough of low pressure over Cape Breton Island will cross
Newfoundland today to lie on an east-west line over the Great
Northern Peninsula tonight. Gale to storm force easterlies will
spread across most waters ahead of the trough today and weaken to
strong easterlies throughout the forecast period. In the wake of the
trough, strong to gale force westerlies are forecast.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Southwest Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf - Port au Port and Northeast Coast.

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