Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 16 January 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to south 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to variable 15 Tuesday morning then increasing to northwest 30 Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to north 35 to 45 Tuesday evening.

Flurries beginning this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon. Freezing spray overnight. Freezing spray beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 7 rising to minus 3 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight then subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon. Seas building to 3 to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except 5 tenths of grey ice in some bays and in the extreme northern section. 

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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 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4940N 5325W
to 5020N 5515W to 5050N 5315W to 5340N 5120W to 5500N 5245W to 5600N
5550W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 5 tenths of grey ice in some bays and in the
extreme northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5100W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 16 January 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 10:00 AM NST 16 January 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 10:00 AM NST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1003 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 998 mb located northeast of
the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located over the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1003 mb located west of Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 1002 mb located off the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NST 16 January 2017 An intensifying low pressure system just east of the Northern Grand
Banks this morning will continue to move off to the
East this afternoon. Gale force northwesterlies can be expected
immediately behind this low today.

Another low pressure system approaching from the west will track
across Northern Newfoundland overnight then move off the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland on Tuesday. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
north to northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, and the southwestern
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southeastern Grand Banks.

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