East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 April 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots backing to west 15 to 20 near noon.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 23 April 2017
Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 April 2017
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots becoming northeast 25.
Friday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Special 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 near the coast. 

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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 EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4655N 5335W to 4640N 5345W
to 4625N 5320W to 4640N 5240W to 4920N 5145W to 5015N 5300W to 5200N
5050W to 5505N 5250W to 5700N 5700W to 5800N 5700W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special 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 near the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4736N 5909W to Anticosti Island near 5022N 6323W.

Iceberg Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 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 3:00 AM NDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today dissipating low 1008 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line north-south over
the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM NDT 24 April 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will cross the
district today and tonight. Strong southerly winds ahead of this
feature will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake
today.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle and the Gulf waters.

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.

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