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Southeastern Grand Banks

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 February 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to east 20 overnight. Wind increasing to east 35 Sunday morning except west 25 to 35 over southern sections Sunday late in the day.

Snow or rain ending this afternoon. Snow or rain Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 February 2020
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 February 2020
Monday Wind west 25 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

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

Southeastern Grand Banks

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

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

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Tail of the Grand Banks

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

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

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Southeastern Grand Banks

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.

Iceberg Bulletin

Tail of the Grand Banks

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

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southeastern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 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 29 February 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
east-west over the Great Northern Peninsula.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching trough located south of
Sable Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:46 AM NST 29 February 2020 A trough of low pressure oriented on a line east-west over the Great
Northern Peninsula will remain nearly stationary today and tonight.
Strong to gale force westerlies to the south of the trough will
gradually diminish by overnight tonight as the trough weakens.

Another trough of low pressure approaching from the southwest
Will align itself to lie east - west over the Southern Grand Banks by
late in the day on Sunday. Strong to gale force east to
northeasterlies will develop tonight to the north of the trough.
Strong to gale force westerlies will develop south of the trough on
Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Funk Island Bank and the
Grand Banks.

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