Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 February 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 near noon then diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 30 near midnight with gusts to 55 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay. Wind becoming west 30 Monday morning with gusts to 45 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay Monday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 Monday evening.

Periods of snow or freezing rain changing to showers this morning and ending this evening. Fog banks forming this morning and dissipating after midnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this morning. Freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 4 this afternoon then falling to minus 8 to minus 4 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 25 February 2017
Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 February 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday 8 tenths of first-year ice. 

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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 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

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

8 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5300W to 4500N 4730W to 4500N 4615W to 4600N 4500W to 4700N
4445W to 5030N 4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 February 2017

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 February 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located from Quebec to Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 26 February 2017 A trough of low pressure just west of the Maritimes will move to lie
over Eastern Newfoundland this afternoon then move north of the
district this evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
develop ahead of the trough then shift to strong to gale force
westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Funk Island
Bank and Belle Isle Bank.

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