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Laurentian Fan

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 27 February 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 30 after midnight and to south 35 late overnight. Wind increasing to south 45 early Sunday morning then veering to westerly 35 near noon Sunday.

Rain and fog patches overnight and Sunday morning.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2 rising to plus 12 Sunday morning then falling to plus 7 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 27 February 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening then building to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 4 to 6 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 27 February 2021
Monday Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 30 knots increasing to west 35.
Wednesday Wind west 40 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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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 Cape Breton near 4702N 6024W to 4753N 6120W
to 4728N 6309W to 4836N 6257W to 4900N 6116W to 4940N 6106W to 5003N
5814W to Newfoundland near 4833N 5912W. Sea ice south and west then
north then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 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

Laurentian Fan

Issued 8:00 PM AST 27 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 8:00 PM AST 27 February 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1010 mb located over northern New
England.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday intensifying low 995 mb located near Port
aux Basques.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM AST 27 February 2021 A developing low pressure system over New England this evening will
intensify as it tracks eastward across the marine district tonight
and Sunday. Strong to gale force southerly winds will develop ahead
of the low tonight, shifting to strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except for Northumberland Strait - western half, Gulf
Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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