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East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 02 April 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 02 April 2020
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Sunday Wind north 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 2 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Ice 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 morning. 

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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 EDT 2 April 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice 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 Coverage

Ice 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
morning.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EDT 2 April 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 2 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5013N 6113W to Newfoundland near 4834N 5909W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Ice pressure warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NDT 2 April 2020 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over
Labrador Coast.

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 Statement

Issued 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.

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