Issued 08:00 PM NDT 01 April 2015
Tonight and Thursday
Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to north 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind backing to west 25 Thursday morning.
Snow beginning late this evening and ending Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning Thursday morning.
Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1 falling to minus 5 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4855N 4450W to 4935N 4650W to 5550N 5235W to 5630N 5555W to
5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
6 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice
except 9 plus tenths of first-year ice in the northeastern section.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4815W to 4430N 4715W to 4700N 4130W to 4930N
4200W to 6000N 5639W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.
Iceberg Count10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast CoastIssued 8:00 PM NDT 01 April 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NDT 1 April 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 991 mb located over Laurentian Fan.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday low 983 mb located northeast of Belle
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:52 PM NDT 1 April 2015 A low pressure system over Laurentian Fan will intensify as it
approaches Newfoundland from the south this evening and tracks across
the Avalon Peninsula tonight. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
will develop over eastern waters tonight ahead of the low. Strong to
gale force west to southwesterlies will develop over most waters on
Thursday in the wake of the low.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and the
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast,
Northeast Coast, and Funk Island Bank.
Atlantic - Labrador Area
- Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half
- Central Brevoort - northern half
- Central Brevoort - southern half
- East Brevoort - southern half
- East Labrador Sea - northern half
- East Labrador Sea - southern half
- Funk Island Bank - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Lake Melville
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Mid Labrador Coast - north of Hopedale
- Northeast Coast
- Northwest Labrador Sea - eastern half
- Northwest Labrador Sea - western half
- North Labrador Coast
- Resolution - eastern half
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - eastern half
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- West Brevoort - northern half
- West Brevoort - southern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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