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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 February 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots with gusts to 45 becoming west 25 to 35 this afternoon then becoming west 25 after midnight. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 Friday afternoon and to light Friday evening.

Flurries ending Friday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this morning and ending Friday evening.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 9 to minus 5 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 February 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 February 2020
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 19 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4805N 4930W
to 5415N 5105W to 5610N 5535W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4830N 5308W to 4815N 4850W to 4900N 4810W to 5045N 4730W to 5530N
5130W to 6100N 5700W to 6300N 5400W to 5830N 5000W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 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 3:00 AM NST 20 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over western Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 978 mb located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching low 976 mb located over southern
Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located south of the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:00 AM NST 20 February 2020 A trough of low pressure over Western Newfoundland will sweep rapidly
eastward across the marine district today maintaining the strong to
gale force westerlies.

A low pressure system tracking southward over the Labrador Sea today
and tonight will move across northeastern sections of Belle Isle Bank
on Friday. Strong to gale force westerlies will persist as this
feature approaches, increasing to gale to storm force on Friday over
Belle Isle Bank as it passes.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Strait of Belle Isle and the Southern Grand Banks.

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

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