East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 January 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 early this morning then veering to west 15 this afternoon. Wind veering to north 20 this evening then increasing to northeast 30 overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 15 to 20 Friday afternoon then increasing to west 25 Friday evening.

Showers and fog banks beginning overnight and ending Friday afternoon. Fog dissipating near noon.

Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 1 overnight then rising to plus 4 Friday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 January 2015
Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 January 2015
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to west 25.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free except 2 tenths of grey ice in a few small bays. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5305W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5655N 5815W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 2 tenths of grey ice in a few small bays.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

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

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 p.m. NST today departing low 1004 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today approaching low located south of the

At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM NST 29 January 2015 A trough of low pressure over Newfoundland will continue to move
northeastwards to exit the marine district by later today. Moderate
to strong northwesterlies develop over northern waters in its wake.

A second low pressure system south of the marine district today will
move northward towards the Avalon Peninsula tonight. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies will develop north of this low tonight over the
Grand Banks and spread northwards through the eastern marine district
on Friday. Strong southerly winds develop south of this low Friday
before shifting to strong westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale a warning is in effect for the
Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters and Belle Isle Bank.

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