East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 25 knots backing to west 15 to 20 early this morning then to southwest 20 this afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 15 to 20 overnight. Wind northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 25 March 2019
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday Bergy water except consolidated grey-white ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5300W to 4940N 5235W
to 4950N 5120W to 4615N 4615W to 4715N 4400W to 4900N 4640W to 5235N
4850W to 5530N 5155W to 5615N 5615W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except consolidated grey-white ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 25 March 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4640N 5310W to 4110N 5140W to 4110N 4920W to 4615N 4145W to 5000N
4110W to 5620N 5315W to 5650N 5400W to 6020N 5900W to 6200N 5630W to
5740N 4820W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Mar estimated from Quebec near
5037N 5928W to Newfoundland near 4942N 5754W.

Iceberg Count

Less than 10 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019

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 3:00 AM NDT 26 March 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 1000 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 984 mb located southeast of Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight trough located over Belle Isle Bank.

By 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:01 AM NDT 26 March 2019 A low east of Belle Isle Bank will continue to move northeastward
today to lie southeast of Greenland this afternoon. Strong to gale
force westerlies will continue today in its wake.

A trough will move to lie over the Southern Grand Banks this
afternoon and will remain quasi-stationary for the remainder of the
forecast period. Strong to gale force northeasterlies will develop
north of this feature Wednesday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and the Southern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, South Coast,
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and the Southern Grand
Banks.

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