Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 February 2017

Tonight and Monday

Wind light increasing to north 10 to 15 knots this evening then veering to northeast 15 to 20 Monday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray beginning Monday morning.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 February 2017
Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 February 2017
Tuesday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind north 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 8 tenths of grey-white ice in the northwestern 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 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4825N 6120W to 5000N 5815W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths of grey-white ice in the northwestern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4545N 4715W to 4600N 4530W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 3:30 PM NST 19 February 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 3:30 PM NST 19 February 2017 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 993 mb located over the Burin Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing low 998 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough from 993 mb
low located on a line east-west over the Southwest Coast of
Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1000 mb located over New Brunswick.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 1004 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM NST 19 February 2017 A low pressure system over the Burin Peninsula will track
northeastward to lie east of Funk Island Bank by tonight. Strong to
gale force southerly winds over southern and eastern waters ahead of
this system will diminish to moderate southwesterlies as it departs.

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 freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters and Belle Isle Bank.

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