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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2020 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst 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.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 27 February 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 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 SynopsisIssued 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
Marine Weather StatementIssued 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.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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