East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce 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 CoverageSpecial 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 BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountMore than 100 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East CoastIssued 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.
East Coast - north of Cape St. FrancisIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying trough located off Labrador
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
Marine Weather StatementIssued 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.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast - northern half
- South Labrador Coast - southern half
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
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