East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 10:00 AM NDT 26 April 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday
Wind light increasing to southwest 15 knots near noon and to southwest 20 to 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Thursday evening.
Rain beginning Thursday evening. Fog banks forming this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 26 April 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4715N 5245W to 4700N 5205W
to 4730N 5145W to 5015N 5205W to 5230N 4930W to 5800N 5630W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageSpecial ice warning in effect.
Bergy water except 1 tenth of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice in the extreme northwestern section. Unusual presence of sea
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 26 April 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5700W to 4015N 5145W to 4030N 4645W to 4745N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5021N 6239W to Anticosti Island near 4914N 6156W then from Anticosti
Island near 5910N 6225W to Newfoundland near 4737N 5914W.
Iceberg CountMore than 100 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 10:00 AM EDT 26 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 26 April 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today high located over the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday high located southeast of the Grand Banks.
At 10:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over western Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday trough located over the St. Lawrence
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:47 AM NDT 26 April 2017 A trough of low pressure over Western Labrador will approach Gulf
waters today before crossing the Belle Isle Bank tonight. Generally
strong to gale force southwesterly winds ahead of the trough will
become strong to near gale force northerly behind it.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, and Belle Isle Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- 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
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