Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NDT 22 April 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to west 15 to 20 near noon Monday with gusts to 30 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay.

A few flurries ending this evening.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NDT 22 April 2018

Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south

Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John

Tonight and Monday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NDT 22 April 2018
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest 15.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2018 Today Tonight and Monday Special ice warning in effect. 1 tenth first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section. Difficult ice conditions in the pack ice today continuing Monday. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2018 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4730N 4915W
to 4830N 4855W to 4920N 5040W to 5340N 5215W to 5640N 5830W to 5800N
5900W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Special ice warning in effect.

1 tenth first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the
northeastern section. Difficult ice conditions in the pack ice today
continuing Monday.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 22 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4712N 5255W to 4545N 4700W to 4615N 4600W to 4730N 4445W to 4815N
4445W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6048W to Newfoundland near 4855N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

26 to 50 icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Special ice warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 22 April 2018

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 8:00 PM NDT 22 April 2018 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NDT tonight low 989 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Monday departing low 989 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

By 3:30 p.m. NDT Monday approaching ridge located south of the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NDT 22 April 2018 A low pressure system northeast of Belle Isle Bank will continue to
track slowly eastward away from the district tonight. Gale force
northwesterly winds over Belle Isle Bank will diminish tonight as the
low pulls away.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank.

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