East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 March 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 this afternoon then becoming northwest 25 overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning then veering to north 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

A few flurries ending overnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near noon.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4 rising to minus 3 to zero this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 28 March 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Outside the ice edge seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 this morning and to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 March 2017
Thursday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind north 50 knots.
Saturday Wind north 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4720N 4825W
to 4730N 4650W to 5210N 5100W to 5450N 5155W to 5600N 5450W to 5800N
5630W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 27 March 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4715N 5300W to 4700N 4800W to 4800N 4430W to 5000N 4330W to 5145N
4600W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4907N 5824W to Quebec near 5015N 6018W.

Iceberg Count

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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 March 2017

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 28 March 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 3:00 AM NDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 965 mb located east of the Flemish Cap.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday departing low located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Cabot Strait.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM NDT 28 March 2017 An intense low pressure system east of the Flemish Cap will move
slowly eastward today. Gale to storm force northwesterlies over most
waters behind the low will slowly subside today as it weakens and
drifts eastward.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks, and Southeastern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all other waters except Strait of
Belle Isle - western half, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, and South
Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South
Coast, and the Southern Grand Banks.

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