East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 April 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to variable 10 to 15 overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 25 near noon Monday.

Periods of snow or freezing rain beginning this afternoon and ending after midnight. Fog patches dissipating Monday morning.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 8 to minus 2 this evening then rising to plus 2 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 April 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 April 2017
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. Bergy water except 5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northwestern section. 9 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice along parts of the coast. Strong ice pressure along parts of the coast today easing Sunday morning. 

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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 22 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4700N 5410W to 4640N 5505W
to 4555N 5505W to 4620N 5210W to 5220N 5025W to 5505N 5250W to 5700N
5700W to 5800N 5700W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

Bergy water except 5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the northwestern section. 9 tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice along parts of the coast. Strong ice
pressure along parts of the coast today easing Sunday morning.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4430N 5645W to 4100N 5130W to 4100N 4645W to 4800N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4736N 5909W to Anticosti Island near 5022N 6323W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 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 3:00 AM NDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line north-south over
the northern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 1000 mb located over Labrador
Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1005 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday low 1007 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday approaching trough located on a line
north-south over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:10 AM NDT 23 April 2017 A trough of low pressure over Western Quebec will approach the
district Monday morning. Strong southerly winds ahead of this feature
will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake Monday
afternoon.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Gulf waters.

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