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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 21 February 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots near noon Thursday then backing to northeast 25 Thursday evening.

Snow Thursday afternoon and evening changing to rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 February 2024
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 or less late overnight. Seas building to 1 to 2 near noon Thursday and to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 February 2024
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 25 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water. 

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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 21 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5303W to 4852N 5047W
to 5227N 5026W to 5526N 5150W to 5720N 5736W to 6014N 5920W to 6136N
5718W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:15 PM EST 21 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 5000N 4730W to 5100N 4735W to 5525N 5215W to 5815N
5730W to 6100N 5500W to 5645N 4505W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 5014N 5729W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 21 February 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 955 mb located east of Greenland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing low located east of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday trough located south of the Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday ridge located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:59 PM NST 21 February 2024 An intense low pressure system east of Greenland will continue to
track eastward tonight and Thursday. Strong to gale force westerlies
over most waters behind the low will diminish tonight as the low
moves away and a ridge of high pressure approaches.

Meanwhile a trough of low pressure is expected to approach from the
southwest and cross southern waters late on Thursday. Strong to gale
force southerlies are expected south of the trough Thursday evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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