East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 23 May 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 late overnight then backing to south 15 to 20 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to south 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Showers beginning late overnight. Fog banks forming Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 May 2017
Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 23 May 2017
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots.
Friday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots.
Saturday Wind south 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in the northwestern 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 EDT 23 May 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4745N 5245W to 4835N 5135W
to 5110N 5440W to 5340N 5210W to 5455N 5230W to 5540N 5655W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

Bergy water except 7 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the northwestern section. Unusual presence of sea ice in
the northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4737N 5630W to 4430N 5700W to 4300N 5000W to 4300N 4800W to 4415N
4330W to 4515N 4300W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 May estimated from Quebec near
5018N 6259W to Anticosti Island near 4943N 6300W and then from
Anticosti Island near 4907N 6207W to 4830N 6143W to Newfoundland
near 4736N 5913W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 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 8:00 PM NDT 23 May 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the Avalon Peninsula.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the eastern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line east-west over
eastern Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located on a line east-west
over the Great Northern Peninsula.

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