Issued 08:00 PM NST 26 February 2021
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind northwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 Saturday morning then backing to southwest 25 Saturday afternoon.
Flurries this evening.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray ending Saturday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 11 to minus 5 becoming minus 12 to minus 5 overnight rising to minus 1 Saturday evening.
Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4839N 5303W to 4920N 5247W
to 4955N 5334W to 5347N 5131W to 5803N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.
Bergy water except 3 tenths grey-white ice including 1 tenth
first-year ice in the extreme northwestern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:23 PM EST 26 February 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountLess than 10 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast CoastIssued 8:00 PM NST 26 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 SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NST 26 February 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough located east of Funk
At 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday trough located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday low 1010 mb located over Maine.
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Avalon Peninsula.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:55 PM NST 26 February 2021 A trough of low pressure over Funk Island Bank will continue eastward
tonight and depart to the east Saturday morning. Strong to gale force
west to northwesterlies will diminish to moderate to strong
westerlies over eastern waters as the trough departs and a ridge of
high pressure approaches from the west.
On Saturday, strong to gale force southwesterlies are expected to
develop over western waters between a passing ridge of high pressure
and a trough approaching from the west.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northeast Coast and East Coast - north of Cape St.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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