East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 April 2017
Tonight and Sunday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 22 April 2017
Monday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Special 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. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice 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 Coverage

Special 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 Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

More than 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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
Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 1008 mb located southwest of Nova
Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Sunday low 1005 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.

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