East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 17 February 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 after midnight then becoming west 25 Monday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray over northern sections overnight and Monday.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 9 to minus 3 near midnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 17 February 2019
Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 February 2019
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2019 Today Tonight and Monday Open water along the coast. Consolidated grey ice in some sheltered bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 February 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4830N 5300W to 4745N 4925W
to 4820N 4820W to 5005N 5015W to 5115N 4940W to 5230N 5030W to 5505N
5250W to 5630N 5710W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water along the coast. Consolidated grey ice in some sheltered
bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 February 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4739N 5247W to 4730N 4900W to 4920N 4715W to 5200N 4720W to 5700N
5400W to 6027N 5919W to 6510N 5439W to 5915N 5203W to 5832N 5003W
then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 17 February 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

East Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 17 February 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 8:00 PM NST 17 February 2019 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight quasi-stationary low 973 mb located over
Labrador Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. NST Monday approaching low 999 mb located southwest
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM NST 17 February 2019 An intense low pressure system will remain quasi-stationary over the
Labrador Sea throughout most of the forecast period. Generally strong
to gale force westerly winds are expected over all waters. On Tuesday
evening, winds over the Belle Isle Bank will strengthen to gale to
storm force as the low finally begins to drift across the South
Labrador Sea.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast,
and the Southern Grand Banks.

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