Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 February 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northeast 25 knots becoming south 25 Wednesday morning and locally gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming west 25 Wednesday evening.

Flurries ending near noon. Snow beginning Wednesday morning and changing to snow or freezing rain Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6 rising to minus 6 to zero Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 February 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 February 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 4500N 5755W 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 20 February 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4800N 5300W to 4900N 4800W to 5015N 4715W to 5115N 4715W to 5700N
5330W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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 10:00 AM NST 20 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 10:00 AM NST 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing ridge located off the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located east of Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over western Labrador.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:45 AM NST 20 February 2018 A trough of low pressure will cross over northern waters today.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake are expected to
diminish tonight as a ridge approaches from the west.

Marine interests are advised a gale warning is in effect for Belle
Isle Bank.

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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