East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NDT 23 April 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots this evening then becoming variable 10 to 15 Monday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.

Rain changing to snow early this evening and ending near midnight. Risk of freezing rain today and this evening. Fog patches forming near noon and dissipating late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain and in fog patches.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 23 April 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 23 April 2017
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 25.
Thursday Wind south 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Special ice warning in effect. Bergy water except 2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of old ice along the coast. Unusual presence of sea ice near the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4655N 5335W to 4640N 5345W
to 4625N 5320W to 4640N 5240W to 4920N 5145W to 5015N 5300W to 5200N
5050W 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 2 tenths of first-year ice including a trace of
old ice along the coast. Unusual presence of sea ice near the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 23 April 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4740N 5720W to 4400N 5700W to 4045N 5200W to 4045N 4645W to 4800N
4215W to 5115N 4400W to 5300N 4945W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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 23 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 10:00 AM NDT 23 April 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1004 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today departing low 1000 mb located over Labrador
Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NDT today low 1003 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT Monday departing low 1011 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday approaching trough located on a line
north-south over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NDT 23 April 2017 A trough of low pressure over Western Quebec will approach the
district Monday morning. Strong southerly winds ahead of this feature
will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake on Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Gulf waters.

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