East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 13 December 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to west 35 late overnight then diminishing to west 25 Friday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Friday morning.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 13 December 2018
Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 13 December 2018
Saturday Wind west 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast in the northern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 13 December 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5320W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5355W to
4930N 5400W to 4930N 5425W to 4945N 5430W to Newfoundland near 4950N
5540W. Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5000N 5600W to 5020N
5620W to 5130N 5515W to 5355N 5525W to 5555N 5930W to 5715N 6045W to
5800N 5910W then eastward. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast in the
northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 13 December 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5550W to 5100N 5415W to 5215N 5000W to 5330N 5000W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 14 Dec estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5145N 5630W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5615W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 13 December 2018

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 954 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday low 956 mb located southeast of Greenland.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today building ridge located over Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday high located south of Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:23 PM NST 13 December 2018 An intense low pressure system northeast of the marine district will
continue to track northeastwards tonight. Meanwhile, a ridge of high
pressure over Maine is expected to drift eastwards and strengthen
south of the Maritimes. Consequently, strong to gale force west to
northwesterly winds will persist over all waters between the high
pressure and the departing low.

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

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

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