Issued 03:00 AM NDT 18 August 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 near noon then diminishing to northwest 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to north 15 Saturday morning and to light Saturday evening.
Showers ending after midnight. Risk of thunderstorms this morning.
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 15 July 2017 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 17 August 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Aug estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4700N 5100W to 5100N 4845W to 5200N 4845W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Aug estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5837W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
Warnings (In effect)
East CoastIssued 03:00 AM NDT 18 August 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 3:00 AM NDT 18 August 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing low 999 mb located east of
Funk Island Bank.
At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located west of the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:51 AM NDT 18 August 2017 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will drift southwestward
into the northern portion of the East Coast this morning before
moving quickly eastward and away from the district later today and
tonight. Gale force northeasterlies north of the low shift to strong
to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Funk Island Bank - northern
half, and the Southern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank - northern half
- Funk Island Bank - southern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- 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
- 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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