Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 April 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Saturday evening.

Periods of snow beginning this morning changing to flurries or showers Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NDT 20 April 2018

Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south

Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres.

Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NDT 20 April 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday 1 tenth first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the northeastern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island 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 Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 19 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5255W to 4725N 4835W
to 4830N 4855W to 4920N 5115W to 5410N 5220W to 5620N 5735W to 5800N
5830W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

1 tenth first-year ice except 9 tenths first-year ice in the
northeastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EDT 19 April 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Newfoundland near
4713N 5257W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4545W to 4645N 4530W to 4815N
4530W to 5100N 4730W to 5300N 4900W to 5600N 4900W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Apr estimated from Quebec near
5012N 6048W to Newfoundland near 4855N 5830W.

Iceberg Count

10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 20 April 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today weakening low 993 mb located east of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located south of Cape Breton
Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 995 mb located off the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM NDT 20 April 2018 A developing low pressure system south of Cape Breton Island will
track across Newfoundland tonight, then stall over the Belle Isle
Bank on Saturday. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop
to the east of its track, becoming strong north to southwesterlies
over all waters in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Southwest Coast - Ramea and east.

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