East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind south 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25 this morning with gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 late this afternoon then veering to west 15 to 20 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 30 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain ending this afternoon. Showers beginning near midnight. Fog dissipating Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5250N 5400W to
5330N 5500W to 5400N 5300W to 5500N 5330W to 5630N 5730W to 5800N
5830W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4656N 5402W to 4245N 4945W to 4245N 4815W to 4545N 3700W to 4730N
3700W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastward.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6025W to Newfoundland near 4917N 5808W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the southeastern Grand
Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located over western Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 1002 mb located near Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough from 996 mb low located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough from 1002 mb low located on a
line northwest-southeast over the northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM NDT 31 May 2016 A low pressure system over Western Labrador is forecast to track
eastward through the Strait of Belle Isle today and into the Belle
Isle Bank tonight. The low will then continue southeastward on
Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected to
develop over northern waters late tonight or Wednesday behind this
feature.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank and
Northern Grand Banks.

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