Issued 03:30 PM NDT 26 April 2017
Tonight and Thursday
Wind south 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 25 this evening and locally gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind becoming northeast 25 late overnight with gusts to 35 ending Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 near noon Thursday then veering to east 10 to 15 Thursday evening.
Rain beginning early this evening changing to snow late overnight and ending Thursday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Outside the ice edge freezing spray Thursday morning.
Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 6 Thursday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4715N 5245W to 4700N 5205W
to 4730N 5145W to 5015N 5205W to 5230N 4930W to 5800N 5630W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageSpecial ice warning in effect.
9 plus tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice.
Difficult ice conditions in the pack ice today and Thursday.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 26 April 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5700W to 4015N 5145W to 4030N 4645W to 4745N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5021N 6239W to Anticosti Island near 4914N 6156W then from Anticosti
Island near 5910N 6225W to Newfoundland near 4737N 5914W.
Iceberg Count51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast CoastIssued 3:30 PM NDT 26 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.
Northeast CoastIssued 10:00 AM EDT 26 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 3:30 PM NDT 26 April 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today high located over the southeastern Grand
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing high located southeast of
the Grand Banks.
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located over central Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over eastern Newfoundland.
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today ridge located over northern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:15 PM NDT 26 April 2017 A trough of low pressure over Central Labrador will move
southeastward to lie over Eastern Newfoundland Thursday afternoon.
Generally strong to gale force southwesterly winds ahead of the
trough will become strong to near gale force northerly behind it.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, and Belle Isle Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle
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
- 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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