Issued 03:30 PM AST 20 January 2017
Tonight and Saturday
Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots backing to northeast 10 to 15 early this evening then to northwest 15 to 20 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near noon Saturday.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W 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 20 January 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N 4930W to 5700N
5300W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM AST 20 January 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 982 mb located south of
the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 971 mb located over the southeastern
At 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday departing low 969 mb located east of
the Grand Banks.
At 3:30 p.m. AST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
western Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:20 PM AST 20 January 2017 An intensifying low pressure system south of the Grand Banks will
continue to track northeast tonight and Saturday morning. Strong
northeasterlies over eastern waters will increase to gale force
northerlies later today with a possibility of reaching storm force
overnight. Winds will diminish Saturday afternoon as the low moves
away from Newfoundland.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-eastern half and Laurentian Fan.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Banquereau - eastern half
- Banquereau - western half
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - eastern half
- Laurentian Fan - western half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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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