Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 25 March 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 25 knots.

A few flurries ending this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 1 falling to minus 16 to minus 8 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 25 March 2017
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 25 March 2017
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 9 tenths of first-year ice except 8 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 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4700N 4840W
to 4840N 4655W to 5500N 5200W to 5630N 5540W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4145W to 5000N
4145W to 5145N 4615W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 25 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 8:00 PM NDT 25 March 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over eastern Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 1007 mb located over eastern
Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Sunday deepening low 992 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM NDT 25 March 2017 A low pressure system over Eastern Laurentian Fan will track eastward
to cross the Southern Grand Banks tonight. As it moves just east of
the Grand Banks, it will become nearly stationary and rapidly
intensify. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop over
southern and eastern waters behind this low.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for East Coast -
Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank and the Southern Grand
Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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