East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 30 early this morning then diminishing to southwest 20 this afternoon. Wind backing to southeast 20 this evening then increasing to southeast 35 near midnight. Wind increasing to west 40 overnight then diminishing to southwest 30 near noon Thursday.

A few flurries ending early this morning. Snow and rain and fog patches tonight and Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3 falling to minus 3 Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind west 20 knots backing to south 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 20 knots becoming southeast 20.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Bergy water except 2 tenths of new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Avalon Peninsula near 4745N 5240W to 4705N
4525W to 4845N 4455W to 5000N 4735W to 5145N 4835W to 5450N 5225W to
5630N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 2 tenths of new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 31 March 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4636N 5334W to 4430N 4813W to 4430N 4713W to 4700N 4128W to 4928N
4158W to 6000N 5639W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5115N 5819W to Newfoundland near 5028N 5728W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 01 April 2015

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 995 mb located over Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today dissipating low 997 mb located over Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1000 mb located south of Cape Cod.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday intensifying low 982 mb located northeast
of the Avalon Peninsula.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today dissipating ridge located over Belle
Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NDT 1 April 2015 A low pressure system currently over Newfoundland will move to lie
over Belle Isle Bank this morning and dissipate. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies south of the low will diminish today as the low
weakens.

Meanwhile, a second low pressure system south of Cape Cod will
intensify as it approaches Newfoundland from the south this evening
and tracks across the Avalon Peninsula tonight. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies will develop over eastern waters tonight ahead of the
low. Strong to gale force west to southwesterlies will develop over
most waters on Thursday in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast,
Northeast Coast, and Funk Island Bank.

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