Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 25 April 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots with gusts to 35 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay this evening. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 after midnight then increasing to south 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures zero to plus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 25 April 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 25 April 2018
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday Special ice warning in effect. 2 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section. Difficult ice conditions in the pack ice today continuing Thursday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4825N 5305W to 4820N 4850W
to 5345N 5230W to 5625N 5735W to 5800N 5830W then northward. Sea ice
west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

2 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the
northeastern section. Difficult ice conditions in the pack ice today
continuing Thursday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4717N 5248W to 4515N 4700W to 4530N 4600W to 4630N 4430W to 4845N
4500W to 5015N 4600W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5045N 5913W to Newfoundland near 4957N 5745W.

Iceberg Count

51 to 100 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2018

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 3:30 PM NDT 25 April 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today trough located over southern Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Thursday departing trough located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 1005 mb located over the East Coast of
the U.S.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Thursday low 996 mb located over Maine.

At 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located south of
the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM NDT 25 April 2018 A low pressure system developing over the Eastern United States will
move northeastward, crossing New England on Thursday. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies will develop over western waters on Thursday
ahead of this feature.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port.

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