Northeast Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 23 January 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots and locally gusts to 35 from Jackson's Arm to Hare Bay late this afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 20 near midnight then increasing to southeast 35 Wednesday morning. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 Wednesday evening.

Snow beginning near midnight changing to rain Wednesday morning and ending Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 4 rising to plus 1 to plus 5 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 January 2018

Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south

Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 near noon Wednesday.

Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John

Tonight and Wednesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 23 January 2018
Thursday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in a few bays and in the extreme northern section. 

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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 23 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4935N 5320W
to 5015N 5425W to 4950N 5210W to 5400N 5140W to 5720N 5735W to 5800N
5830W then northwards. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice
in a few bays and in the extreme northern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 23 January 2018

'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 Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 23 January 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 3:30 PM NST 23 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 966 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday departing ridge located northeast of
the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 986 mb located over New Brunswick.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday low 976 mb located north of Anticosti
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM NST 23 January 2018 An intense low pressure system southeast of Greenland will remain
nearly stationary today as a ridge of high pressure builds in over
Newfoundland. Strong west to northwesterlies between these two
features will continue to diminish as the ridge becomes the dominant
feature.

Another low is expected to track through the Gulf of St. Lawrence on
Wednesday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop tonight
ahead of the low and veer to strong to gale force southwesterlies in
its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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