Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 23 January 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday morning and to northwest 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending near midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Tuesday evening.

Temperatures minus 10 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2017
Wednesday Wind light increasing to east 25 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind east 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35.
Friday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 8 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice in the northern section and along parts of the coast. 

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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 EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5055N 5145W
to 5135N 5005W to 5520N 5150W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of
grey-white ice in the northern section and along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5615W to 4900N 5100W to 4900N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5734W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5659W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south

Issued 10:00 AM NST 23 January 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 NST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 969 mb located
southeast of Greenland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 996 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from Quebec to the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located from Quebec to the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:58 AM NST 23 January 2017 An intense low pressure system will remain southeast of Greenland
while a ridge of high pressure slowly builds in from the southwest.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies will persist over
northeasternmost waters through the forecast period between these
features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast, Northeast
Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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