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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 27 February 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind east 35 to 45 knots increasing to east 45 to 55 late this evening then diminishing to east 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 near noon Friday.

Snow changing to flurries near noon Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 February 2020
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening and to 5 to 7 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 February 2020
Saturday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 in the morning and to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Monday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

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

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4515N
6055W to 4550N 5935W to 4510N 5825W to 4635N 5750W 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

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 (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 27 February 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 27 February 2020 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday trough located on a line east-west over

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over northeastern Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:44 PM NST 27 February 2020 An intensifying trough of low pressure will approach the marine
district from the southwest on Friday. Gale to storm force easterlies
will spread across most waters ahead of the trough tonight, with
strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

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 all waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf,
Southwest Coast, and the Grand Banks.

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