East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
Issued 03:30 PM NDT 02 April 2020
Tonight and Friday.
Wind east 15 to 20 knots backing to northeast 25 late overnight. Wind northeast 25 Friday.
Periods of drizzle changing to periods of freezing drizzle or flurries Friday morning. Fog patches dissipating Friday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 2 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5240W to 4710N 5040W
to 4835N 4855W to 5500N 5300W to 5625N 5700W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice north then west of the ice edge.
Ice CoverageIce pressure warning in effect.
4 tenths first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice along parts
of the coast in the northern section. Strong ice pressure along
parts of the coast in the northern section developing Friday
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EDT 2 April 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5556W to 4500N 5315W to 4440N 4715W to 4600N 4450W to 4900N
4405W to 5225N 4630W to 5330N 4800W to 5800N 5500W to 5930N 5400W
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6113W to Newfoundland near 4834N 5909W.
Iceberg Count10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - north of Cape St. FrancisIssued 10:00 AM EDT 02 April 2020
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NDT 2 April 2020 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over
At 3:30 p.m. NDT today low 972 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NDT Friday low 986 mb located southwest of Nova Scotia.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:22 PM NDT 2 April 2020 An intense low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will move to lie
to the southwest of Nova Scotia Friday morning and will then move on
a southward trajectory for the remainder of the forecast period.
Strong to gale force northeasterly winds are forecast for southern
and western waters tonight and Friday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - western half, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, Southwest Coast and Southwestern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf - northwestern half
- Northeast Gulf - southeastern half
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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