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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 26 February 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 Saturday morning then backing to southwest 25 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 11 to minus 5 becoming minus 12 to minus 5 overnight rising to minus 1 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 February 2021

Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south

Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Saturday and to 1 to 2 Saturday evening.

Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John

Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 February 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to northeast 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southeast 15 to 20.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 3 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4955N 5334W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth
first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:23 PM EST 26 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4635N 4915W to 4735N 4755W to 5430N 5130W to 6010N
5700W to 6020N 5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5112N 5606W to the Labrador coast near 5200N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 26 February 2021

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 8:00 PM NST 26 February 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday trough located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday low 1010 mb located over Maine.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Avalon Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NST 26 February 2021 A trough of low pressure over Funk Island Bank will continue eastward
tonight and depart to the east Saturday morning. Strong to gale force
west to northwesterlies will diminish to moderate to strong
westerlies over eastern waters as the trough departs and a ridge of
high pressure approaches from the west.

On Saturday, strong to gale force southwesterlies are expected to
develop over western waters between a passing ridge of high pressure
and a trough approaching from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northeast Coast and East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.

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