Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 January 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind north 15 knots increasing to north 25 this morning then backing to northwest 15 to 20 overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Monday evening.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero falling to minus 10 to minus 4 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 January 2017
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Sunday morning and to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 January 2017
Tuesday Wind light becoming east 15 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind east 25 to 35 knots increasing to east 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey ice along the Quebec 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 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey ice
along the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4945N 5100W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 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 3:00 AM NST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 970 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 970 mb located south of Greenland.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching ridge located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NST 22 January 2017 An intense low pressure system east of the Funk Island Bank will
track slowly northeastwards to lie south of Greenland by Monday.
Over eastern waters, gale to near storm force northwesterlies will
diminish to strong to gale force northwesterlies this morning in its
wake. These strong to gale force winds will persist over northern
waters into Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank,
Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks, and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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

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