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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 21 February 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind south 15 knots backing to southeast 20 Thursday afternoon then to northeast 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Periods of snow Thursday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 21 February 2024
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 21 February 2024
Friday Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon then increasing to southeast 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 40.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except consolidated grey-white ice in a few sheltered bays. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 4757N 6116W to 4659N 6315W to 4809N 6309W to 4848N 6136W to
4949N 5837W to 4816N 5942W to 4728N 5922W to Newfoundland near 4728N
5608W. 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 2:15 PM EST 21 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5000N 4730W to 5100N 4735W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N
5730W to 6100N 5500W to 5645N 4505W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5729W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 21 February 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located east of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low located south of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday low located near Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM AST 21 February 2024 Strong to gale force easterly winds will develop over southern waters
Thursday between a ridge of high pressure over the Maritimes and a
low pressure system approaching from the south.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, and Laurentian
Fan.

A freezing spray warning is in effect for Anticosti.

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