Northeast Gulf - southeastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 March 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 knots backing to northwest 25 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 25 Friday afternoon.

Snow changing to a few flurries this afternoon and ending Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8 rising to minus 8 to zero Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 March 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday morning and to 1 or less Friday afternoon then building to 1 to 2 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 March 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Ice pressure warning in effect. Bergy water except 8 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice in the extreme northeast section. Strong ice pressure along the Newfoundland coast north of Port Saunders easing Friday morning. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6005W to 4520N
5925W to 4620N 5820W to Newfoundland near 4735N 5900W. Sea ice
northwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6450W to New
Brunswick near 4525N 6520W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice pressure warning in effect.

Bergy water except 8 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of
first-year ice in the extreme northeast section. Strong ice pressure
along the Newfoundland coast north of Port Saunders easing Friday
morning.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4200W to 4915N
4200W to 5230N 4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 March 2017

'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 10:00 AM NDT 23 March 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.

Ice pressure warning in effect

Northeast Gulf - southeastern half

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 March 2017

Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today intensifying low 987 mb located over
eastern Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday low 975 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Friday approaching ridge located west of the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:48 AM NDT 23 March 2017 A low pressure system over Eastern Newfoundland will intensify as it
moves to lie east of Belle Isle Bank tonight. North of the low's
track, strong to gale force northeasterly winds will intensify to
gale to storm force northwesterlies this afternoon. South of the
track, strong to gale force southeasterly winds will shift to strong
to gale force southwesterlies in its wake. All winds will diminish
Friday as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half and Belle Isle Bank.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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