Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 13 February 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to north 30 near midnight and locally gusts to 45 along the coast overnight. Wind diminishing to west 20 Sunday morning with gusts to 30 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay. Wind becoming southwest 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Periods of snow ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 2 falling to minus 18 to minus 10 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 13 February 2016
Tonight and Sunday Mainly ice covered.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 13 February 2016
Monday Wind west 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 45 to 55 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 1:55 PM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday 6 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice except 9 tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice in the 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 1:55 PM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4805N 4950W
to 5325N 5040W to 5520N 5240W to 5630N 5545W to 5800N 5830W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

6 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice except 9
tenths of grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice in the
northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4400N 4915W to 4400N 4745W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4515W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5036N 5931W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5753W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 13 February 2016

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 13 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 986 mb located over the Avalon
Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 963 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:01 PM NST 13 February 2016 An intense low pressure system near the Avalon Peninsula will
continue to track northeastward to lie northeast of Belle Isle Bank
Sunday afternoon. Gale force northeasterlies ahead of the low will
spread to northern waters tonight. Gale to storm force southerlies to
the right of the low's track will diminish to strong to gale force
southwesterlies this evening. Winds will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies over northern waters as the low departs the
district late Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, South
Coast - Cape St. Mary's and east and Northeast Coast.

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

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