East Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming south 15 near noon then increasing to southeast 25 this evening and locally gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind becoming south 35 Friday morning with gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Friday evening.

Snow beginning near noon changing to showers and fog patches near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 rising to plus 3 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 January 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon then building to 2 to 3 Friday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2019
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 3:47 PM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except patches of 2 tenths grey ice near the coast over the extreme northern section. Consolidated grey ice in a few bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 3:47 PM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4900N 5250W
to 4945N 5315W to 5000N 5440W to 5035N 5240W to 5255N 5205W to 5405N
5230W to 5510N 5355W to 5650N 5720W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except patches of 2 tenths grey ice near the coast over
the extreme northern section. Consolidated grey ice in a few bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5119N 5539W to 5100N 5500W to 5230N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to 5500N
5100W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5624W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5611W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 24 January 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 986 mb located over Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday low 967 mb located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 24 January 2019 A deepening low pressure system approaching from the southwest today
will track across Central Labrador Friday morning and then move into
the Labrador Sea by Friday evening. Strong to gale force southerlies
will spread across all waters tonight and persist through Friday.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect all regions
except the Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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