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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 24 February 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 this afternoon then diminishing to west 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 15 to 20 Thursday morning.

Snow Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 February 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 February 2021
Friday Wind west 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to southwest 25.
Sunday Wind southwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

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.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:02 PM EST 23 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5244W to 4655N 5025W to 4720N 4855W to 4825N 4900W to 5430N
5130W to 6030N 5830W to 6130N 5600W to 5730N 4940W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5131N 5704W to Newfoundland near 5113N 5629W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 24 February 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 10:00 AM NST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 982 mb located over Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 968 mb located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching low 999 mb located over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 24 February 2021 A deepening low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will track
northeastwards today to lie northeast of the marine district by
tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterlies can be expected to the
north of the low, with to strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies in its wake.

A second low will approach the marine district from the southwest on
Thursday. Strong to gale force south to southwesterlies will develop
over southern waters late in the day on Thursday ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.

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