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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 February 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 to 20 knots this afternoon and to southwest 25 this evening. Wind backing to south 15 to 20 overnight then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near noon Saturday. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Saturday evening.

Snow beginning this evening becoming rain or snow overnight.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 February 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 February 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 7 tenths new ice along parts of the Quebec coast. Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the Quebec coast and consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the Newfoundland coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4509N 6448W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4615N
5923W to 4757N 6116W to 4711N 6256W to 4803N 6303W to 4942N 5853W to
4816N 5942W to 4728N 5922W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths new ice along parts of the Quebec coast.
Consolidated first-year ice along parts of the Quebec coast and
consolidated grey-white ice along parts of the Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:44 PM EST 22 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4740N 5030W to 5000N 4730W to 5100N 4735W to 5530N
5140W to 5815N 5730W to 6100N 5500W to 5645N 4505W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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 3:00 AM NST 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
the East Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 986 mb located northeast of
Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching trough located over the
St. Lawrence River.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday dissipating trough located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NST 23 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over the East Coast of Newfoundland will
transition into a low pressure system as it crosses Funk Island Bank
this morning before it departs the marine district this afternoon.
Strong to gale force southerlies are expected over the Grand Banks
today in the wake of this system.

A second trough will approach the district from the west tonight.
Strong to gale force southerlies will spread across most waters late
in the day on Saturday ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf waters.

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