East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
Issued 03:30 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.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 23 May 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce 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 CoverageSpecial 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 BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 23 May 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountMore than 100 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - north of Cape St. FrancisIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NDT 23 May 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the East Coast of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the eastern Grand Banks.
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located on a line east-west over
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough located on a line east-west
over the Great Northern Peninsula.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank - northern half
- Belle Isle Bank - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast - northern half
- South Labrador Coast - southern half
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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