East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 29 April 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind west 25 knots with gusts to 35 along the coast tonight and Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon and to variable 10 to 15 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 29 April 2016
Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 29 April 2016
Sunday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind light.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Bergy water except 1 tenth of first-year ice in the extreme northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland 4840N 5300W to 4920N 5140W to
5140N 4950W to 5520N 5215W to 5605N 5520W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 1 tenth of first-year ice in the extreme northern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 29 April 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4644N 5305W to 4345N 4945W to 4345N 4745W to 4515N 4200W to 4630N
4045W to 4845N 4200W to 5000N 4300W to 5300N 4730W to 5600N 4900W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5119N 5759W to Newfoundland near 5042N 5723W.

Iceberg Count

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NDT 29 April 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 978 mb located over southern Labrador
Coast.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday low 991 mb located east of Belle Isle
Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight ridge located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NDT 29 April 2016 A low pressure system over the South Labrador Coast will move
southward tonight and then eastward while weakening on Saturday.
Strong to gale force west to southwesterlies will develop over most
waters today as this system approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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