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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 26 February 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to west 15 late overnight then to southwest 20 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 35 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending overnight.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 8 rising to minus 1 Saturday 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 03:30 PM NST 26 February 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to northeast 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southeast 20.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.

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 8:00 PM NST 26 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 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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
Island Bank.

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 Statement

Issued 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.
Francis.

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

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