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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 26 February 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 15 knots this evening and to east 20 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to east 35 Thursday morning and to east 45 Thursday afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 35 Thursday evening.

Rain Thursday. Risk of thunderstorms Thursday afternoon. Fog patches.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 26 February 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 Thursday morning and to 4 to 6 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 26 February 2020
Friday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northerly 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4515N
6055W to 4555N 5935W to 4520N 5830W to 4635N 5750W to 4730N 5830W to
Newfoundland near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4730N 5240W to 4730N 4620W to 4855N 4615W to 5400N 5000W to 6000N
5900W to 6220N 5500W to 5800N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5626W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5610W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

LaHave Bank

Issued 3:30 PM AST 26 February 2020

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 26 February 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday departing ridge located east of

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 1002 mb located southeast
of the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday low 986 mb located over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:13 PM AST 26 February 2020 A low pressure system will intensify southeast of the great
Lakes this evening and approach the district on Thursday to lie
Over Maine by Thursday evening. Winds will increase to gale to
Storm force easterlies across the district on Thursday ahead
Of the low then shift to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

These very strong easterly winds will result in higher than normal
water levels in the Gulf of St Lawrence along east to northeast
facing coastlines of Eastern New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island,
And Îles-de-la-Madeleine during high tide Thursday evening and
Thursday night. Ice rafting against the coast may also occur.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern
half, Fourchu, Cabot Strait, and Gulf-Magdalen. Gale warnings
Are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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