East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 25 April 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind light increasing to southwest 20 knots Wednesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 2 rising to plus 3 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 25 April 2017
Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 1 to 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 25 April 2017
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 knots veering to southwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Special ice warning in effect. 2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in parts of Bonavista Bay. Difficult ice conditions in the pack ice today and Wednesday. 

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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 25 April 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4650N 5405W to 4615N 5335W
to 4620N 5245W to 4830N 5055W to 5200N 5025W to 5505N 5250W to 5800N
5700W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 9
tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in parts of
Bonavista Bay. Difficult ice conditions in the pack ice today and
Wednesday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5645W to 4030N 5200W to 4100N 4645W to 4745N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5021N 6239W to Anticosti Island near 4914N 6156W then from Anticosti
Island near 4910N 6225W to Newfoundland near 4737N 5914W.

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 25 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 8:00 PM NDT 25 April 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing low 990 mb located north of
the Marine District.

By 3:30 p.m. NDT Wednesday approaching trough located over the
St. Lawrence River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NDT 25 April 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast and Belle Isle
Bank.

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