Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 January 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to southeast 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 35 late overnight then veering to south 35 to 45 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to south 25 Monday evening.

Snow beginning this evening changing to rain and fog patches Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon. Freezing spray tonight.

Temperatures minus 15 to minus 10 rising to plus 2 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 January 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 Monday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2019
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind north 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 7 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the northern sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4835N 5225W
to 4950N 5310W to 5015N 5435W to 5105N 5240W to 5305N 5220W to 5325N
5130W to 5435N 5200W to 5630N 5635W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice
in the northern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5130N 5530W to 5130N 5500W to 5300N 5045W to 5500N 5115W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5152N 5607W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 January 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 January 2019

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 January 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 980 mb located east of Labrador Sea.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 988 mb located east of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 987 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday low 986 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday ridge located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 20 January 2019 An intense low pressure system east of the Labrador Sea will move to
lie south of Greenland by this evening. Gale to storm force west to
northwesterlies over northern waters will gradually diminish today as
the low moves away and a ridge of high pressure approaches.

A second low will approach the Maritimes from the southwest this
evening then move to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Monday.
Strong to gale force east to southeasterlies will develop over
western waters this evening then spread elsewhere overnight and
Monday as the low approaches. Over Gulf - Port au Port gale to storm
force southeasterlies are expected overnight tonight.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the Belle Isle Bank and Gulf - Port au Port southeastern half.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast
and the Grand Banks.

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