Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 January 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 near noon and locally gusts to 45 along the Newfoundland coast today. Wind diminishing to west 25 this evening and to west 15 to 20 Friday morning. Wind becoming variable 15 Friday afternoon.

Flurries ending overnight.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning near noon and ending Friday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 3 falling to minus 20 to minus 12 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 January 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Thursday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Thursday afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 January 2019
Saturday Wind south 25 to 35 knots veering to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Monday Wind northeast 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white ice along the Quebec coast and in the extreme eastern section. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4550N 5910W to 4740N 6030W to 4800N 6225W to 4850N 6250W to
4840N 6120W to 5015N 5800W to 4825N 5935W to Newfoundland near 4805N
5910W.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths grey ice including 2 tenths grey-white
ice along the Quebec coast and in the extreme eastern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5212N 5540W to 5200N 5500W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 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 Gulf

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 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 3:00 AM NST 17 January 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 998 mb located northwest
of Anticosti Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 982 mb located over southeastern
Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough from low located on a line north-south
over Cape Breton Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday departing trough from low located over
eastern Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:35 AM NST 17 January 2019 An intensifying low pressure system northwest of Anticosti Island
will track across Southeastern Labrador today before moving into the
Labrador Sea tonight. The low will continue eastwards away from the
district on Friday. An associated trough will track across
Newfoundland today and exit the district tonight. Strong to gale
force southerlies ahead of the low and trough will shift to strong to
gale force westerlies in their wake. Winds will diminish to moderate
to strong southwesterlies by Friday evening as the low departs.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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

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