Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 28 February 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind west 30 knots with gusts to 40 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay tonight. Wind diminishing to west 20 late overnight then backing to southwest 25 Wednesday morning. Wind backing to southeast 30 Wednesday evening.

Snow beginning Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 10 rising to minus 1 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 February 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northeast 25 in the morning.
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to west 45.
Saturday Wind west 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 9 tenths of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4725N 5100W
to 4830N 4900W to 5045N 4830W to 5515N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5307W to 4530N 4715W to 4530N 4530W to 4700N 4530W to 5030N
4530W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 4945N 5750W to Quebec near 5042N 5925W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 28 February 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 10:00 AM NST 28 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located west of the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over eastern Newfoundland.

By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 990 mb located east
of the Great Lakes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NST 28 February 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Funk Island Bank will move eastward
to lie out of the district by this afternoon. Strong to gale force
southwesterly winds ahead of the trough shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies behind it. Winds will begin to diminish late today
and tonight as a ridge of high pressure crosses the district.

On Wednesday a low pressure system will approach from the Great Lakes
region to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence by Wednesday evening.
Strong to gale force southerlies are forecast to develop ahead of
this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast, and
Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of
Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank
and Northern Grand Banks.

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