Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 February 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 45 knots with gusts to 55 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay. Wind diminishing to west 35 early this evening and to west 25 late this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 after midnight then increasing to west 20 Friday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending overnight. Freezing spray beginning Friday evening.

Temperatures minus 4 falling to minus 10 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 February 2015

Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south

Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John

Tonight and Friday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 February 2015
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.
Monday Wind south 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2015 Today Tonight and Friday 9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the northern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5240W to 4720N 4950W
to 4835N 4730W to 5145N 4825W to 5515N 5230W to 5625N 5625W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 plus tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice
except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5253W to 4700N 5030W to 4800N 4730W to 5000N 4700W to 5145N
4700W to 6000N 5745W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5118N 5831W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5719W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 26 February 2015

'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

Northeast Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 26 February 2015

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 26 February 2015 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 972 mb located over
northeastern Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 967 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 997 mb located east of Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday low 997 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:11 PM NST 26 February 2015 A low pressure system over the Belle Isle Bank will move northeast of
the region this evening. Gale to storm force northwesterlies behind
the low will diminish to moderate to strong westerlies as it moves
away.

A second low will approach from the southwest and cross the
Southeastern Grand Banks Friday morning. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies to the north of the low's track will veer to gale
force southwesterlies south of it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the South Coast and the Grand Banks.

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