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Northeast Gulf - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 29 February 2024

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 45 knots veering to southwest 35 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 near midnight. Wind backing to southwest 25 Friday afternoon then increasing to west 35 Friday evening.

Showers changing to flurries this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 14 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 February 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this evening and to 2 to 3 Friday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 29 February 2024
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday Ice pressure warning in effect. Bergy water except 5 tenths grey-white ice along the Newfoundland coast near Pointe Riche. Consolidated grey-white ice in a few sheltered bays. Strong ice pressure near Pointe Riche developing this evening and continuing Friday. 

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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 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4622N 5930W
to 4718N 6010W to 4819N 6228W to 4926N 6050W to 4956N 5844W to 4816N
5942W to 4725N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

Bergy water except 5 tenths grey-white ice along the Newfoundland
coast near Pointe Riche. Consolidated grey-white ice in a few
sheltered bays. Strong ice pressure near Pointe Riche developing
this evening and continuing Friday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 29 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4710N 4755W to 4900N 4710W to 5300N 4855W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 3:30 PM NST 29 February 2024

'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 3:30 PM NST 29 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northeast Gulf - southeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 29 February 2024 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
Gulf - Port au Port.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday trough located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM NST 29 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over Gulf - Port au Port will sweep across
the marine district tonight. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead
of the trough will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its
wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water except Southeastern Grand
Banks.

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