Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 February 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind southwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 near noon then increasing to north 15 to 20 near midnight.

Risk of freezing spray overnight and Monday.

Temperatures near minus 8.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 February 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 February 2017
Tuesday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Thursday Wind north 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice pressure warning in effect. 9 tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice. Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and easing Sunday morning. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

9 tenths of grey-white ice including 3 tenths of first-year ice.
Strong ice pressure in the pack ice today and easing Sunday morning.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4600N 4715W to 4615N 4545W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 February 2017

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Warnings (Ended)

Freezing spray warning ended

Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 February 2017
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 996 mb located north of Prince Edward
Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 998 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:57 AM NST 19 February 2017 A low pressure system approaching Newfoundland from the west will
cross Southeastern Newfoundland this afternoon to lie east of Funk
Island Bank by tonight. Strong to gale force southerly winds are
forecast for southern and eastern waters ahead of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank - eastern half and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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