East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 30 January 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Wind south 25 knots veering to west 25 this evening then diminishing to west 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Saturday morning then increasing to southeast 15 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 Saturday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 3.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 January 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 30 January 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to west 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free except 2 tenths of grey ice in a few small bays. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 30 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5553W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5550W.

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 3:30 PM NST 30 January 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1000 mb located south of the Avalon
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 990 mb located northeast
of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 990 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador to Belle
Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located over Greenland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM NST 30 January 2015 A low pressure system just south of the Avalon Peninsula will move
northeastward to reach the Belle Isle Bank tonight. Strong to gale
force northerlies to easterlies will spread northwards ahead of the
low. Strong to gale force southerlies to the east and southeast of
the low will shift to strong westerlies in its wake.

A second low pressure system will move northward and approach the
marine district late on Saturday. Strong to gale force easterlies are
forecast to develop late Saturday ahead of this feature over
southwestern portions of the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, South Coast, East Coast,
Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John, and the Southwestern Grand

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, Northeast Coast and the Belle Isle Bank.

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