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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots backing to southeast 25 this morning then increasing to east 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northeast 30 this evening then backing to north 25 overnight. Wind diminishing to north 15 Monday afternoon and to light Monday evening.

Snow beginning near noon changing to flurries overnight and ending near noon Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 February 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight then building to 2 to 3 near noon Sunday. Seas building to 3 to 5 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the morning then diminishing to variable 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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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 Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour 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 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4949N 5326W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:06 PM EST 27 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

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 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 3:00 AM NST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the eastern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 1004 mb located over eastern
New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 999 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST Monday approaching low 984 mb located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM NST 28 February 2021 A low pressure system over the Maritimes will move to lie over the
Southeastern Grand Banks Monday morning. This low will cause gale
force east to southeasterlies to spread across southern waters ahead
of it before shifting to gale force west to northwesterlies in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warnings are
in effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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