Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Wind west 25 knots diminishing to northerly 15 this afternoon then veering to east 20 after midnight. Wind increasing to east 25 Wednesday afternoon.
Periods of light snow beginning after midnight changing to a few showers Wednesday morning and ending Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures plus 5 falling to zero this afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4755N 6100W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4850N 6145W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Cabot Strait to Eastern
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough located east of the Marine
At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located from Quebec to the Gulf
By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located over the central Marine
At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low located south of the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:42 AM AST 17 January 2017 A trough of low pressure over Eastern Nova Scotia will track east of
the marine district this afternoon. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake. A ridge of high pressure will
build in from the northwest tonight while a low pressure system
develops south of the marine district Wednesday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait and Gulf-Magdalen. Freezing spray warnings
are in effect for eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait and all Gulf of St Lawrence waters.
St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River Area
- Beauport to L'Isle-aux-Coudres
- Browns Bank
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Cornwall to Montréal
- Donnacona to Beauport
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Kingston to Cornwall
- Lake Memphrémagog - northern half
- Lake Nipissing
- Lake Saint-Jean
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Montréal to Trois-Rivières
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Richelieu River and Northern Lake Champlain
- Saguenay to Tadoussac
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- Trois-Rivières to Donnacona
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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