Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 knots with gusts to 45 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay this morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 early this evening then increasing to northwest 35 overnight. Wind diminishing to west 30 Tuesday morning.

Flurries beginning overnight and ending Tuesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4 falling to minus 10 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 February 2017
Tonight and Monday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 35 to 45.
Friday Wind west 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure developing in the pack ice and along the northern peninsula this morning and easing overnight. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

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
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure developing in the
pack ice and along the northern peninsula this morning and easing
overnight.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5301W to 4600N 4730W to 4600N 4600W to 4700N 4545W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 03:01 AM NST 27 February 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 03:01 AM NST 27 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 February 2017

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line north-south over
the northern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located east of the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:08 AM NST 27 February 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Northern Grand Banks will move to
lie east of the marine district this morning. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies in its wake.

A second trough of low pressure approaching from the west will cross
Newfoundland tonight. Strong to gale force southwesterly winds ahead
of the trough shift to strong to gale force northwesterly behind it.

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

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

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