East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 22 February 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northeast 15 knots except northeast 25 over southern sections. Wind increasing to north 30 this evening then diminishing to northwest 20 Thursday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Rain or freezing rain ending Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 February 2017
Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 22 February 2017
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 in the morning then becoming northwest 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Bergy water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4750N 5300W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5500N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5247W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4500W to 4700N 4500W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5111N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5020N 5726W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 22 February 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located east of Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 994 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday departing low 983 mb located northeast
of the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
the West Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM NST 22 February 2017 A low pressure system approaching from the south will cross the
Southeastern Grand Banks tonight then move away to the east on
Thursday. Over southeastern waters, strong to gale force north to
northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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