East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 10:00 AM NDT 25 April 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Wind west 20 knots with gusts to 30 near Cape Race this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to south 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4655N 5510W to 4600N 5410W
to 4620N 5245W to 4900N 5030W to 5200N 5050W to 5505N 5250W to 5700N
5700W to 5800N 5700W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.
Ice CoverageSpecial ice warning in effect.
Bergy water except 2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice along the coast. Unusual presence of sea ice along the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 24 April 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5700W to 4045N 5200W to 4045N 4645W to 4800N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4736N 5909W to Anticosti Island near 5022N 6323W.
Iceberg CountMore than 100 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 10:00 AM EDT 24 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 25 April 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located on a line east-west
over the southern Grand Banks.
At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 992 mb located over Labrador Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 990 mb located north of Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:52 AM NDT 25 April 2017 Strong to gale force westerlies over northern waters will diminish
this evening as a low pressure system over the Labrador Sea moves
Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast and
Belle Isle Bank.
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 - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- 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 - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- 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
- 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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