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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 18 January 2020

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this evening and to light Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Sunday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 8 rising to minus 2 Sunday evening.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 January 2020
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 near midnight and to 3 to 5 near noon Sunday. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 18 January 2020
Monday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 4930N 5245W
to 5015N 5530W to 5200N 5330W to 5430N 5345W to 5615N 5645W to 5800N
5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 3:30 PM NST 18 January 2020

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 18 January 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 957 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 956 mb located east of

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 1007 mb located near
Cape Cod.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over New England.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:30 PM NST 18 January 2020 An intense low pressure system departing northeast of the Belle Isle
Bank will continue to move further out to sea tonight. Gale to storm
force winds in the wake of the low will diminish tonight as the low
moves away and a ridge of high pressure approaches from the west.

A second low will approach the marine district from the southwest on
Sunday. Gale force east to southeasterlies will develop over southern
waters ahead of the low by Sunday evening.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, Southwest Coast, South Coast,
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Northern
Grand Banks and Southwestern Grand Banks.

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

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