East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 03:30 PM NDT 22 March 2017
Tonight and Thursday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots this evening and to southeast 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 late overnight then increasing to southwest 40 Thursday afternoon.
Snow beginning near midnight changing to showers and fog banks late overnight and ending near noon Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog banks.
Temperatures zero rising to plus 3 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4715N 4735W
to 4745N 4615W to 5135N 4925W to 5150N 5140W to 5500N 5240W to 5650N
5650W to 5800N 5700W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 22 March 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5305W to 4515N 4700W to 4715N 4200W to 4900N 4215W to 5200N
4545W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4925N 5802W to Quebec near 5032N 5954W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 3:30 PM NDT 22 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NDT 22 March 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 1001 mb located over New Brunswick.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday low 988 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 PM NDT 22 March 2017 A low pressure system will track across Eastern Newfoundland on
Thursday morning and then intensify over the Belle Isle Bank Thursday
night. North of the lows track, strong to gale force northeasterly
winds will develop overnight and intensify to gale to near storm
force northwesterlies late Thursday. South of the track, strong to
gale force southeasterly winds will develop this evening and shift to
strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.
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