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Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 February 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind west 25 knots backing to southwest 20 this evening then to southeast 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4 rising to minus 3 Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 February 2024
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 or less Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 February 2024
Friday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday 1 tenth grey-white ice except 8 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth first-year ice in the northern section. Consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the 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 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5303W to 4852N 5047W
to 5227N 5026W to 5526N 5150W to 5720N 5736W to 6014N 5920W to 6136N
5718W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth grey-white ice except 8 tenths grey-white ice including 1
tenth first-year ice in the northern section. Consolidated
grey-white ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:15 PM EST 21 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5000N 4730W to 5100N 4735W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N
5730W to 6100N 5500W to 5645N 4505W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5729W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 21 February 2024

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 21 February 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 965 mb located southeast of Greenland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing low located east of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday trough located south of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday ridge located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NST 21 February 2024 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will slowly
track eastward tonight and Thursday. Strong to gale force westerlies
over most waters behind the low will diminish tonight as the low
moves away and a ridge of high pressure approaches.

Meanwhile a trough of low pressure is expected to approach from the
southwest and cross southern waters late on Thursday. Strong to gale
force southerlies are expected south of the trough Thursday evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank and the Southwestern Grand Banks.

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

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