Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 26 January 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 after midnight then veering to northeast 15 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries ending late overnight. Snow beginning Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending after midnight. Freezing spray beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 10.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 January 2015
Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 January 2015
Wednesday Wind northeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northeast 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.
Friday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 4800N 6050W to 4805N 6150W to 4850N 6100W to 4925N 6115W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4835N 5910W. 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 11:01 AM EST 26 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 8:00 PM NST 26 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 8:00 PM NST 26 January 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located from Quebec to the Grand
Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located from Labrador to Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching warm front located south of
the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM NST 26 January 2015 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will swing
across Belle Isle Bank tonight. Gale to storm force west to
northwesterlies can be expected over northern waters tonight into
early Tuesday south of this trough.

On Tuesday, an approaching warm frontal trough will bring gale force
easterlies to southern and Gulf waters by afternoon. Winds will shift
to gale force southwesterlies over southern waters by Tuesday
evening.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect all
remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle, and Northeast Gulf.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Coast, East Coast - Cape St.
Francis and south, and the Grand Banks.

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