Northeast Gulf - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 near noon then diminishing to variable 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to west 25 Thursday afternoon.

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

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water occasional freezing spray beginning Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 2 falling to minus 7 to minus 3 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northeast 20.
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday 5 tenths of first-year ice. 

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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 EDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4515N 6100W to 4445N
6100W to 4430N 5800W to 4600N 5700W to 4730N 5800W to Newfoundland
near 4720N 5520W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4520N 6530W to
Nova Scotia near 4500N 6505W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

5 tenths of first-year ice.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4813W to 4430N 4713W to 4700N 4128W to 4928N
4158W to 6000N 5639W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 01 April 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 10:00 AM NDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today dissipating low 996 mb located over Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1000 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday intensifying low 982 mb located northeast
of the Avalon Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NDT 1 April 2015 A low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will intensify as it
approaches Newfoundland from the south this evening and tracks across
the Avalon Peninsula tonight. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
will develop over eastern waters tonight ahead of the low. Strong to
gale force west to southwesterlies will develop over most waters on
Thursday in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast,
Northeast Coast, and Funk Island Bank.

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