Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 08 February 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots except northwest 15 over western sections. Wind diminishing to north 15 to 20 near noon then veering to northeast 25 near midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 35 to 45 Tuesday morning.

Snow beginning near noon Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8 rising to minus 8 to minus 4 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 08 February 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 February 2016
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday 8 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4840N 5010W
to 5145N 4935W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

8 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4515N 4800W to 4530N 4645W to 4800N 4445W to 4830N
4445W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5105N 5843W to Newfoundland near 5021N 5732W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:03 AM NST 08 February 2016

'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 10:03 AM NST 08 February 2016

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 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 1006 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight approaching low 974 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight approaching trough from low located south
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:59 AM NST 8 February 2016 A low pressure system east of Funk Island Bank will move out to sea
today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake over
northeastern waters will ease below gales later today.

A second, and much more intense, low pressure system will move up the
Eastern Seaboard to lie south of Nova Scotia by this evening.
Extending eastward from this low will be a sharp trough. Gale to
storm force east to northeasterlies will develop over most waters
late today and tonight ahead of this low and trough. Late tonight
into Tuesday, winds will veer to gale force southwesterlies south of
the system as it tracks northeastward.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Southwest Coast and South Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters except the Strait of Belle Isle.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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