Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 January 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 40 knots and locally gusts to 55 along the coast this morning. Wind diminishing to northeast 20 this afternoon then backing to northwest 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light Thursday afternoon.

Snow ending this afternoon. Flurries tonight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8 rising to minus 5 to zero this afternoon then falling to minus 14 to minus 6 Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 January 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice on parts of the Newfoundland coast and near 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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W to Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6005W to 4805N 6130W to 4850N 6100W to 4925N 6115W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5905W. Sea ice west and north and east of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of grey-white ice on parts of the Newfoundland coast and near the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 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 Gulf

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 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 3:00 AM NST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southern Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 999 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NST 28 January 2015 A warm frontal trough, extending from an intense low pressure system
approaching the Maritimes, will move slowly northward across
Newfoundland today. Gale force east to northeasterly winds ahead of
this trough shift to strong to gale force southerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the South Coast and the East Coast - Cape St. Francis
and south.

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

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