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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 26 February 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to southwest 20 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to south 25 to 30 Saturday afternoon.

Snow Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 11 rising to minus 2 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 26 February 2021
Sunday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 in the morning then diminishing to northerly 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday 9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus tenths grey-white ice in the eastern section and along the western coast of Prince Edward Island. 

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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

9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice except 9 plus
tenths grey-white ice in the eastern section and along the western
coast of Prince Edward Island.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 26 February 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 972 mb located east of
Labrador.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line north-south
over Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:43 PM AST 26 February 2021 An intense low pressure system east of Labrador will gradually depart
tonight. Gale force west to northwest winds in the wake of the low
will diminish later this evening over northern and eastern waters.
Winds will further diminish tonight as a ridge of high pressure moves
across the district.

Late on Saturday, strong to gale force southerlies will develop over
the western half of the district as a trough of low pressure
approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, and Gulf
- Magdalen. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore,
Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait -
eastern half, Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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