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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 25 February 2024

Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 20 this evening and to light late overnight. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero near noon Monday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 25 February 2024
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 1 to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 25 February 2024
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2024 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except consolidated grey-white ice in a few sheltered bays. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 25 February 2024 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4509N 6448W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4615N
5923W to 4647N 5935W to 4812N 6133W to 4915N 6037W to 4933N 5903W to
4816N 5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except consolidated grey-white ice in a few sheltered
bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:27 PM EST 25 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4720N 4955W to 5000N 4730W to 5250N 4805W to 5815N
5730W to 5935N 5305W to 5635N 4510W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 25 February 2024

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 3:30 PM NST 25 February 2024 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying trough located over Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Avalon Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM NST 25 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over Belle Isle Bank will intensify this
evening. Strong to gale force westerlies near the trough will
increase to gale force southwesterlies over Belle Isle Bank as the
trough strengthens. Gales will diminish overnight as the trough
departs to the east.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warnings is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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