East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 10:00 AM NDT 24 April 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Wind light increasing to west 15 to 20 knots near noon.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4655N 5510W to 4600N 5410W
to 4620N 5245W to 4900N 5030W to 5200N 5050W to 5505N 5250W to 5700N
5700W to 5800N 5700W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.
Ice CoverageSpecial ice warning in effect.
Bergy water except 2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice along the coast. Unusual presence of sea ice along the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 24 April 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5700W to 4045N 5200W to 4045N 4645W to 4800N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4736N 5909W to Anticosti Island near 5022N 6323W.
Iceberg CountMore than 100 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday dissipating trough located east of the
At 10:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the East Coast of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today deepening low 992 mb located off Labrador
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 989 mb located over northwestern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:56 AM NDT 24 April 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will cross the
district today and tonight. Strong southerly winds ahead of this
feature will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle and the Gulf waters.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast and
Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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