East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 08:00 PM NDT 22 April 2017
Tonight and Sunday
Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light early Sunday morning then becoming northwest 10 to 15 Sunday evening.
A few showers and fog patches ending late this evening. Rain beginning Sunday morning and changing to snow early Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in precipitation.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4700N 5410W to 4640N 5505W
to 4555N 5505W to 4620N 5210W to 5220N 5025W to 5505N 5250W to 5700N
5700W to 5800N 5700W then northeastward. Sea ice north and west of
the ice edge.
Ice CoverageSpecial ice warning in effect.
Bergy water except 5 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice along the coast in the northern section. Unusual presence of
sea ice near parts of the coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 22 April 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4430N 5645W to 4100N 5130W to 4100N 4645W to 4800N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland
near 4736N 5909W to Anticosti Island near 5022N 6323W.
Iceberg CountMore than 100 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2017
Navigators in this marine area should be on the lookout for hazardous ice conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Please refer to the latest ice forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NDT 22 April 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located on a line north-south over
the northern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Sunday departing low 1000 mb located over
At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1008 mb located southwest of Nova
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 1005 mb located over the southwestern
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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