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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 February 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to south 35 this evening then veering to west 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind west 25 to 35 Friday.

Showers and fog beginning this morning changing to flurries near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog and as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Friday morning.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 5 Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 February 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 February 2024
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 4838N 4957W
to 5407N 5022W to 5724N 5723W to 6011N 5858W to 6200N 5653W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 28 February 2024

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5305W to 4700N 5000W to 4800N 4745W to 5235N 4730W to 5815N
5730W to 5855N 5225W to 5725N 4705W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5112N 5850W to Newfoundland near 4955N 5741W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:22 AM NST 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

South Coast

Issued 03:22 AM NST 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 3:00 AM NST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 970 mb located over
northern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 961 mb located west of Ungava Bay.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough from low located on a line north-south
over western New Brunswick.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday trough from low located on a line
north-south over the East Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary high located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 AM NST 29 February 2024 A low pressure system over Northern Quebec will lie near Ungava Bay
on today. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure southeast of the Grand
Banks will remain nearly stationary. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterlies will spread across all waters tonight between these
two features. Winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies as
a trough associated with the low sweeps over the district this
evening and Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all regions with open water except Southeastern Grand
Banks.

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