Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 26 April 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots backing to south 20 this afternoon then diminishing to variable 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 25 late overnight with gusts to 35 ending early Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 near noon Thursday then veering to east 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Rain beginning early this evening changing to snow late overnight and ending Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 2 this evening then falling to minus 6 Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 April 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 April 2017
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Special ice warning in effect. 9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice. Difficult ice conditions in the pack ice today and Thursday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4715N 5245W to 4700N 5205W
to 4730N 5145W to 5015N 5205W to 5230N 4930W to 5800N 5630W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.
Difficult ice conditions in the pack ice today and Thursday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5700W to 4015N 5145W to 4030N 4645W to 4745N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5021N 6239W to Anticosti Island near 4914N 6156W then from Anticosti
Island near 5910N 6225W to Newfoundland near 4737N 5914W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 26 April 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.

Special ice warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 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 10:00 AM NDT 26 April 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today high located over the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday high located southeast of the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over western Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located over the St. Lawrence
River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:47 AM NDT 26 April 2017 A trough of low pressure over Western Labrador will approach Gulf
waters today before crossing the Belle Isle Bank tonight. Generally
strong to gale force southwesterly winds ahead of the trough will
become strong to near gale force northerly behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, and Belle Isle Bank.

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

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