Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 22 February 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday morning. Wind backing to southwest 25 Friday evening.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 February 2018
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 22 February 2018
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to north 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light.
Monday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 7 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice in the northern section and along parts of the Newfoundland coast. 

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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 EST 22 February 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4500N
6130W to 4530N 5720W to 4725N 5730W to Newfoundland near 4705N
5555W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white
ice in the northern section and along parts of the Newfoundland
coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4748N 5248W to 4715N 4830W to 5000N 4645W to 5115N 4645W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5134N 5600W to the Labrador coast near 5154N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 8:00 PM NST 22 February 2018

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 8:00 PM NST 22 February 2018 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 960 mb located northeast
of the Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday low 940 mb located southeast of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight high located over southern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday high located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NST 22 February 2018 A low pressure system northeast of the marine district will continue
to intensify as it moves to lie southeast of Greenland by Friday
morning. Meanwhile, a strong area of high pressure over Southern
Quebec will slowly build eastward towards the Maritimes. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies will persist tonight and Friday between
the low and the approaching high.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand
Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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