East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 30 April 2017

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots.

A few flurries ending Monday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Outside the ice edge freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 30 April 2017
Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 30 April 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the morning then becoming variable 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday 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 Monday in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

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
Monday in the northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5719W to 4400N 5630W to 4245N 5500W to 4215N 4900W to 4600N
4415W to 5000N 4545W to 5300N 4845W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5015N 6314W to Newfoundland near 4737N 5916W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 30 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 30 April 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 30 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 30 April 2017 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight weakening low 995 mb located over eastern
Labrador Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Monday trough located east of Belle Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight departing trough located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday approaching ridge located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM NDT 30 April 2017 A low pressure system over the Labrador Sea will weaken into a trough
tonight. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure will approach the
district from the west. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
persist over eastern waters between these two features.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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