Issued 10:00 AM NST 18 January 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Storm warning in effect. High water level warning in effect.
Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 near noon and to northwest 25 this evening with gusts to 35 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay. Wind diminishing to west 15 after midnight and to light Sunday afternoon.
Flurries ending this evening.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Severe freezing spray becoming moderate this evening and ending after midnight.
Temperatures minus 13 rising to minus 8 Sunday evening.
Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 4930N 5245W
to 5015N 5530W to 5200N 5330W to 5430N 5345W to 5615N 5645W to 5800N
5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Open water except 2 tenths grey ice in sheltered bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5226N 5538W to 5345N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
High water level warning in effect
Northeast CoastIssued 09:48 AM NST 18 January 2020 Higher than normal water levels are expected or occurring.
Locations: north facing shorelines from Notre Dame Bay to Ferryland.
Maximum water levels: significantly exceeding high astronomical tide.
Maximum wave heights: 9 to 12 metres, breaking upon approach to shore.
Time span: continuing until early this afternoon, peaking during high tide.
Remarks: Higher than normal water levels along the east and northeast coasts due to 60 to 80 cm of storm surge combined with 9 to 12 m waves are expected to persist until early this afternoon. Flooding and damage to coastal infrastructure is possible, especially in locations exposed to the north.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Northeast CoastIssued 10:00 AM NST 18 January 2020
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.
Northeast CoastIssued 10:00 AM NST 18 January 2020
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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 957 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 956 mb located east of
At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 1007 mb located near
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over New England.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:53 AM NST 18 January 2020 An exceptionally intense low pressure system just east of the Belle
Isle Bank will move further away from the marine district today.
Storm force to hurricane force winds in the wake of the low will
diminish today and tonight as the low moves away and a ridge of high
pressure approaches from the west.
A second low will approach the marine district from the southwest on
Sunday. Gale force east to southeasterlies will develop over southern
waters ahead of the low by Sunday evening.
Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank. Storm warnings
are in effect for Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, East Coast -
north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast and Northern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.
Marine interests are further advised that high water level warnings
are in effect for East Coast and Northeast Coast.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf - northwestern half
- Northeast Gulf - southeastern half
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western 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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