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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 29 February 2024

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 35 knots diminishing to westerly 25 to 30 near noon Friday.

Scattered flurries ending Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 29 February 2024
Tonight and Friday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight and to 2 to 3 early Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 29 February 2024
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday Open water. 

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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

Open water.

 

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.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Eastern Shore

Issued 8:00 PM AST 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

Eastern Shore

Issued 8:00 PM AST 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 29 February 2024 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing cold front located over the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located near the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday ridge located over the southwestern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:49 PM AST 29 February 2024 A cold front over the Grand Banks will continue to pull away tonight.
Gale force westerlies in the wake of the front will diminish from
west to east tonight and Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all
waters except Georges Bank and West Scotian Slope.

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