East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 24 April 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 24 April 2017
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots becoming northeast 25.
Friday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Special 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 coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice 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 Coverage

Special 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
coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 24 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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
Marine District.

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
Coast.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Tuesday low 989 mb located over northwestern
Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 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
today.

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.

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