Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 25 January 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots with gusts to 60 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay this evening. Wind becoming west 25 to 35 Monday evening.

Flurries beginning Monday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning near midnight.

Temperatures minus 2 falling to minus 8 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 25 January 2015
Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 25 January 2015
Tuesday Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 in the morning then to northeast 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday 7 tenths of grey-white ice including a trace of first-year ice. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 5135N 4925W to 5540N 5250W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

7 tenths of grey-white ice including a trace of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5045N 4845W to 5145N 4845W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 25 January 2015

'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 8:00 PM NST 25 January 2015

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 NST 25 January 2015 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 948 mb located over southern Labrador
Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 944 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NST 25 January 2015 An intense low pressure system over the Southern Labrador Sea will
continue tracking northeastwards crossing the Labrador Sea tonight
and early on Monday. Gale to storm force southwesterlies will
diminish to strong to gale force overnight tonight into Monday
morning.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and the Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are
in effect all remaining waters except the Southwestern Grand Banks.

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

Higher than normal water levels and rough pounding surf along the
western and southern coasts of Newfoundland are expected to subside
tonight.

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