East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 29 April 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots and locally gusts to 30 along the coast today. Wind becoming west 15 to 20 this evening then veering to northwest 25 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 35 near noon Sunday.

Showers and fog banks changing to a few flurries Sunday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 1 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 29 April 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Special ice warning in effect. 3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the northern section. Difficult ice conditions in the pack ice today and Sunday in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5240W to 4735N 5135W
to 5055N 4925W to 5230N 5000W to 5800N 5630W then northeastward. Sea
ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

3 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice except 8
tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the
northern section. Difficult ice conditions in the pack ice today and
Sunday in the northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5700W to 4245N 5500W to 4230N 4900W to 4600N
4430W to 5000N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4737N 5916W to Quebec near 5015N 6314W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 29 April 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Special ice warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 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 10:00 AM NDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying trough located off Labrador
Coast.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday quasi-stationary low 985 mb located over
northwestern Labrador Sea.

By 3:00 a.m. NDT Sunday intensifying trough located over Laurentian
Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM NDT 29 April 2017 A trough of low pressure currently lying off the Labrador coast will
move slowly northward today and then become nearly stationary tonight
and Sunday as a deepening low pressure system over the Northwest
Labrador Sea. A second trough will approach from the west tonight and
intensify as it moves eastward through the Southern Grand Banks on
Sunday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will develop over all
waters in the wake of these two features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand Banks.

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