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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 20 this morning then increasing to southwest 35 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 near midnight and to variable 10 to 15 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 20 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries tonight and Sunday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 8 rising to minus 1 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 February 2021
Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over southeastern sections this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2021
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southeast 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35.
Wednesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 7 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the western and northern sections. 

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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 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4615N 6000W to 4710N 6015W
to 4700N 6105W to 4935N 6130W to 4950N 5820W to 4810N 5935W to 4725N
5920W to Newfoundland near 4730N 5610W. Sea ice west then north then
east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice
in the western and northern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:23 PM EST 26 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

Northeast Gulf

Issued 03:00 AM NST 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over New England.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 995 mb located over the Southwest
Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NST 27 February 2021 A trough of low pressure east of Funk Island Bank will depart this
morning. Strong to gale force 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.

A second trough of low pressure will approach the marine district
from the west and develop into a low later today. The low pressure
system will then move to lie over the Southwest Coast Sunday
afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop over
western waters today as the trough approaches. On Sunday, the low
will cause strong to gale force southeasterlies to spread across
southern waters before shifting to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis and Northeast
Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Grand Banks.

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