Issued 08:00 PM NST 22 February 2024
Tonight and Friday.
Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots becoming light near midnight then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Friday afternoon.
Flurries Friday evening.
Temperatures near minus 4.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst 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 CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice except 9 tenths
grey-white ice along the Newfoundland coast north of Pointe Riche.
Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the Quebec coast and
consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the Newfoundland coast.
Strong ice pressure along the Newfoundland coast north of Pointe
Riche easing this evening.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:44 PM EST 22 February 2024
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast GulfIssued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2024
Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NST 22 February 2024 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line east-west over
the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday low 992 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday departing ridge located over Belle Isle
At 3:30 p.m. NST Friday trough located over the southwestern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:56 PM NST 22 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over the Grand Banks will transition into a
low pressure system as it moves to lie over Funk Island Bank Friday
morning. Strong to gale force southerlies are expected south of this
system tonight and Friday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- 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 - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern 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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