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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 February 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northeast 25 knots backing to north 30 this evening then diminishing to north 15 to 20 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to light Monday afternoon then becoming southeast 15 Monday evening.

Snow changing to flurries near midnight and ending Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over western sections late this afternoon tonight and Monday morning.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1 rising to minus 1 Monday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 February 2021

Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 early this evening then subsiding to 1 Monday evening.

Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John

Today Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this evening then subsiding to 1 or less Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Thursday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 3 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the northwestern section. 

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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 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4912N 5250W
to 4950N 5302W to 5412N 5131W to 5803N 5740W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 3 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth
first-year ice in the northwestern section.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 February 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4914N 5332W to 5100N 4930W to 5500N 5130W to 6010N 5700W to 6020N
5550W to 5710N 5050W to 5540N 4550W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5147N 5642W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5618W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 28 February 2021

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 28 February 2021 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today deepening low 998 mb located over the
Southwest Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 996 mb located east of the Grand Banks.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM NST 28 February 2021 A low pressure system over the Southwest Coast will move to lie over
the Southeastern Grand Banks Monday morning. Southeasterly gales
ahead of the low will shift 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 freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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