Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 December 2014

Tonight and Thursday

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots Thursday morning and to southeast 20 Thursday afternoon.

Rain and snow beginning Thursday afternoon. Fog patches forming Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 1 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 12:00 PM NST 17 December 2014
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 December 2014
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind north 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind west 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday Special ice warning in effect. Open water except 1 tenth of new ice in Hare Bay. Unusual presence of sea ice along northern peninsula. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2014 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from northern peninsula near 5020N 5625W to 5025N 5555W to 5140N 5520W to 5140N 5550W to 5120N 5650W to northern peninsula near 5100N 5705W. Sea ice south of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5310N 5430W to 5635N 6015W to 5850N 6120W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Open water except 1 tenth of new ice in Hare Bay. Unusual presence of sea ice along northern peninsula.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5330N 5605W to 5345N 5245W to 5600N 5245W to 6000N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 December 2014

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 3:30 PM NST 17 December 2014 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1002 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 992 mb located near Prince Edward
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NST 17 December 2014 A low pressure system over the Gulf of Maine is forecast to intensify
and track northeastward to lie near Prince Edward Island Thursday.
Strong to gale force east to southeasterlies are expected to develop
overnight tonight ahead of this feature, as it approaches southern
waters.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Southwestern Grand Banks.

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