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East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 23 January 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to west 20 this afternoon then to southwest 25 this evening. Wind veering to northwest 25 Friday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 Friday evening.

Flurries overnight and Friday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this evening.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to minus 2 this evening then falling to minus 7 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 January 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2020
Saturday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 9 tenths new ice along parts of the coast north of the Bonavista Peninsula. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5015N 5505W to 5125N 5240W to 5455N 5255W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths new ice along parts of the coast north of
the Bonavista Peninsula.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 22 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 23 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 23 January 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1000 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 992 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching trough located from Labrador
Sea to the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday weakening ridge located over the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 23 January 2020 A low pressure system just east of the Grand Banks will depart east
of the district this evening. Gale to storm force northwesterlies
will diminish as the system moves away.

A trough of low pressure approaching from the northwest will cross
the district on Friday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
develop behind the trough.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are
in effect for Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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