East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 08:00 PM NDT 30 March 2017
Tonight and Friday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots increasing to north 45 to 55 late overnight.
Rain or freezing rain changing to snow Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 30 March 2017 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4635N 5305W to 4630N 4850W
to 4545N 4800W to 4630N 4545W to 5030N 5040W to 5400N 5145W to 5635N
5640W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the
Bergy water except 3 tenths of first-year ice in the northern
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 30 March 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4726N 5300W to 4445N 4900W to 4445N 4600W to 4700N 4330W to 5000N
4330W to 5145N 4530W to 5300N 5000W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4918N 5808W to Quebec near 5023N 6006W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except 26 to 50 icebergs north of the iceberg
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 8:00 PM NDT 30 March 2017
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NDT 30 March 2017 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight deepening low 972 mb located over the
southern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT Friday low 967 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 8:01 PM NDT 30 March 2017 An intense low pressure system over the Southern Grand Banks is
forecast to stall tonight before moving away Friday night into
Saturday. Strong to gale force northeasterlies ahead of this system
will increase to gale to storm force northeasterlies tonight through
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the South Coast and East Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for all
Over the Northeast Coast as well as the East Coast, particularly
north of Cape St. Francis, persistent north to northeasterly winds
will result in extensive ice buildup or pressure, both along the
outer coastline and in the bays. High waves and pounding surf are
also likely along the east facing coastline of the Avalon Peninsula.
Mariners are advised to consider what impacts these events could pose
and closely monitor future forecasts when determining what, if any
precautions might be needed.
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