East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 19 February 2017

Tonight and Monday

Wind north 15 knots.

A few flurries with a risk of freezing drizzle. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures minus 5 to minus 2 becoming minus 7 to minus 2 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 February 2017
Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 February 2017
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Bergy water except 6 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of first-year ice in the northern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 6 tenths of grey-white ice including 2 tenths of
first-year ice in the northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4545N 4715W to 4600N 4530W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 19 February 2017 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 997 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing low 998 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary trough from 997 mb
low located on a line east-west over the Southwest Coast of
Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 1004 mb located over southern New
Brunswick.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 1004 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:45 PM NST 19 February 2017 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will track northeastward
to lie east of Funk Island Bank overnight tonight. Strong to gale
force southerly winds over southern and eastern waters ahead of this
system will diminish to moderate southwesterlies as it departs.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank - eastern half, Northern Grand Banks, and
Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters and Belle Isle Bank.

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