East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 March 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 near noon and to northwest 35 to 45 Monday morning.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate at times severe freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 6.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 26 March 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning and to 4 to 6 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 March 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Thursday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4700N 4840W
to 4840N 4655W to 5500N 5200W to 5630N 5540W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5304W to 4515N 4800W to 4515N 4600W to 4715N 4145W to 5000N
4145W to 5145N 4615W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 March 2017

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 3:00 AM NDT 26 March 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located east of the Avalon Peninsula.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today deepening low 1001 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday quasi-stationary low 963 mb located east
of the Flemish Cap.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NDT 26 March 2017 A low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks will
intensify as it tracks northeastward today and then stall just east
of the Flemish Cap tonight. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will
develop over most waters today as the storm intensifies.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks, and Southeastern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect all other waters except Strait of Belle
Isle - western half, Gulf waters and Southwest Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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