Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 March 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this morning then backing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind backing to south 25 Saturday morning then becoming northwest 25 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries beginning overnight and ending Saturday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Saturday morning. Freezing spray beginning Saturday evening.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 10 rising to minus 5 to zero Saturday morning then falling to minus 16 to minus 8 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 March 2017
Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 March 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday 8 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5145N 5010W to 5210N 5140W to 5500N 5240W to 5650N
5650W to 5800N 5700W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths of first-year ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the eastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4915N
4200W to 5230N 4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 March 2017

'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 03:00 AM NDT 24 March 2017

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 NDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 979 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing low 982 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located west of the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located over the Grand Banks.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NDT 24 March 2017 A low pressure system east of the Belle Isle Bank will continue
northeastward towards Greenland today. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies will diminish over northern waters by this afternoon.
Meanwhile, strong to gale force southwesterlies over the Grand Banks
will diminish this morning.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle
Isle - eastern half, Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand
Banks.

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

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