Issued 10:00 AM ADT 19 October 2017
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 20 near noon then veering to southwesterly 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwesterly 30 this evening then veering to west 20 to 25 Friday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Friday evening.
A few showers beginning Friday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 20 June 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 19 October 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5332N 5558W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Cabot StraitIssued 10:00 AM ADT 19 October 2017
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM ADT 19 October 2017 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing ridge located on a line north-south
At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:18 PM ADT 19 October 2017 A trough of low pressure over Quebec will track eastward tonight to
lie over the marine district on Friday. Strong southwesterlies ahead
of the system will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies
behind it Friday afternoon and evening.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- 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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Summer 2017: Significant weather across Canada
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