East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 30 November 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to west 20 late overnight then increasing to southwest 30 Tuesday morning.

A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 rising to plus 2 Tuesday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 30 November 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 30 November 2015
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 November 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 November 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5335N 5610W to 5440N 5715W to
5600N 6030W to 5750N 6140W to 6000N 6330W to 6015N 6225W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 30 November 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5230N 5545W to 5230N 5430W to 5400N 5330W to 6000N 6000W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 30 November 2015

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 30 November 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday trough located over eastern Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located south of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM NST 30 November 2015 A sharp trough of low pressure east of the Funk Island Bank will
continue to move southeastwards tonight. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies over northeastern waters will diminish tonight as it

A second trough approaching from Quebec will cross the northern
marine district on Tuesday. Southwesterly gales will redevelop over
northern waters ahead of this feature.

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

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, and
the Grand Banks.

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