Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 27 March 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8 rising to minus 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 27 March 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 27 March 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to north 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 35.
Friday Wind north 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday 9 tenths of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice in the eastern 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 EDT 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4710N 4910W
to 4820N 4620W to 5210N 5125W to 5455N 5140W to 5600N 5450W to 5800N
5630W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

9 tenths of first-year ice except 8 tenths of first-year ice
including a trace of old ice in the eastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 26 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5315W to 4630N 4345W to 4715N 4150W to 5015N 4144W to 5145N
4545W to 5300N 4959W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 27 March 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 NDT 27 March 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 NDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today quasi-stationary low 963 mb located east
of the Flemish Cap.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
Cape Breton Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM NDT 27 March 2017 An intense low pressure system east of the Flemish Cap will remain
nearly stationary today and then begin to move slowly eastward on
Tuesday. Gale to storm force northwesterlies are expected over most
waters today while hurricane force northwesterlies are expected over
the Northern Grand Banks. Winds will begin to slowly subside on
Tuesday as the storm weakens and drifts eastward.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Northern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank and Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for all other waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western
half, Gulf waters and Southwest Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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