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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 29 February 2024

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 changing to flurries near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog and 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 PM NST 29 February 2024
Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 29 February 2024
Saturday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

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 Newfoundland near 4806N 5251W to 5031N 4957W
to 5334N 4936W to 5812N 5805W 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 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

South Coast

Issued 3:30 PM 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 3:30 PM 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 3:30 PM NST 29 February 2024 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
Gulf - Port au Port.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday trough located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM NST 29 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over Gulf - Port au Port will sweep across
the marine district tonight. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead
of the trough will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its
wake.

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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