Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 April 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 30 this morning and to southwest 35 to 45 this afternoon. Wind veering to west 35 overnight then diminishing to northwest 25 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon and to northwest 10 to 15 Saturday evening.

Flurries beginning this evening and ending Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 28 April 2016
Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Friday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 April 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2016 Today Tonight and Friday 6 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 28 April 2016 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4840N 5300W to 4920N 5140W to
5140N 4950W to 5520N 5215W to 5605N 5520W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 28 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4400N 4945W to 4400N 4745W to 4515N 4245W to 4700N
4130W to 4845N 4215W to 5000N 4315W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 April 2016

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 982 mb located northeast
of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 977 mb located over southwestern
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today dissipating trough located from Funk Island
Bank to the Avalon Peninsula.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NDT 29 April 2016 A trough of low pressure from Funk Island Bank to the Avalon
Peninsula will dissipate this morning. Gale force westerlies over
southeastern coastal waters in the wake of the trough will diminish
to strong this morning as the trough dissipates.

Meanwhile a low pressure system northeast of Belle Isle Bank will
intensify as it moves southwestward towards the marine district
today. Strong to gale force west to southwesterlies will develop over
most waters today as this system approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle and Belle Isle Bank.

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