Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 24 March 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Wind west 10 to 15 knots except west 20 with gusts to 30 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay. Wind becoming southwest 15 to 20 near midnight then increasing to southwest 25 Saturday morning. Wind veering to northwest 25 Saturday afternoon.

Flurries beginning late overnight and ending Saturday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray ending Saturday morning. Freezing spray beginning Saturday evening.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 10 rising to minus 4 to zero Saturday morning then falling to minus 16 to minus 8 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 24 March 2017
Tonight and Saturday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 24 March 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 24 March 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5500N 5200W to 5545N 5500W to 5800N 5700W 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 24 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4945N
4200W to 5130N 4630W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5015N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4922N 5814W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 24 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 8:00 PM NDT 24 March 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located over eastern Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough located over the St. Lawrence
River.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Saturday trough located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM NDT 24 March 2017 Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast and the Grand Banks.

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