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East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 24 January 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 25 knots and locally gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 this evening. Wind west 15 to 20 Saturday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures near minus 7.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 January 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 24 January 2020
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 8 tenths new ice along parts of the coast north of the Bonavista Peninsula. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5120N 5230W to 5505N 5215W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths new ice along parts of the coast north of
the Bonavista Peninsula.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5245W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 24 January 2020

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 3:30 PM NST 24 January 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:24 PM NST 24 January 2020 A trough of low pressure over Southern Funk Island Bank will move
east of the marine district this evening. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies in the wake of the trough will subside somewhat
tonight as it recedes into the Atlantic.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, East Coast - north
of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk
Island Bank.

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