East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 29 January 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 late overnight with gusts to 35 near Cape Race. Wind becoming northeast 35 Friday morning with gusts to 45 near Cape Race Friday morning. Wind diminishing to west 30 Friday evening.

Snow and freezing rain beginning late overnight changing to rain near noon Friday and ending Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 3 overnight then rising to plus 2 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 29 January 2015
Tonight and Friday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 29 January 2015
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free except 2 tenths of grey ice in a few small bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5545N 5515W to 5800N 5730W 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 29 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.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 8:00 PM NST 29 January 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 8:00 PM NST 29 January 2015 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low located southeast of the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday low 995 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NST 29 January 2015 A low pressure system south of the marine district will move
northward towards Newfoundland tonight. The low will then either pass
over or just east of the Avalon Peninsula Friday afternoon. Strong to
gale force northeasterlies will develop north of the low tonight over
the Grand Banks and spread northwards through the eastern marine
district on Friday. Strong southerlies will develop east of the low
Friday before shifting to strong westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
and the Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast - north of Cape
St. John and the Belle Isle Bank.

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