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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 February 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 to 20 knots this afternoon and to southwest 25 this evening. Wind backing to south 15 to 20 overnight then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon Saturday. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Saturday evening.

Snow beginning this evening becoming rain or snow overnight.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 February 2024
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 1 to 2 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 February 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 7 tenths new ice along parts of the Quebec coast. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the Quebec coast and consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the Newfoundland coast. 

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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 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

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 4711N 6256W to 4803N 6303W to 4942N 5853W to
4816N 5942W to 4728N 5922W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths new ice along parts of the Quebec coast.
Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the Quebec coast and
consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:44 PM EST 22 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4740N 5030W to 5000N 4730W to 5100N 4735W to 5530N
5140W to 5815N 5730W to 6100N 5500W to 5645N 4505W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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 3:00 AM NST 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
the East Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 986 mb located northeast of
Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over the
St. Lawrence River.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday dissipating trough located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NST 23 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over the East Coast of Newfoundland will
transition into a low pressure system as it crosses Funk Island Bank
this morning before it departs the marine district this afternoon.
Strong to gale force southerlies are expected over the Grand Banks
today in the wake of this system.

A second trough will approach the district from the west tonight.
Strong to gale force southerlies will spread across most waters late
in the day on Saturday ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf waters.

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