East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 03:30 PM NST 06 February 2016
Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 early this evening and to west 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 20 Sunday afternoon then increasing to southwest 30 Sunday evening.
Flurries Sunday evening.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4900N 5100W
to 5145N 4935W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 6 February 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4530N 4800W to 4530N 4645W to 4800N 4500W to 4830N
4500W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5117N 5816W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 3:30 PM NST 06 February 2016
'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 NST 6 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today intensifying low 965 mb located northeast
of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 952 mb located southeast
At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 1005 mb located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 1002 mb located over the northeastern
Gulf of St. Lawrence.
At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the eastern Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:22 PM NST 6 February 2016 An intense low pressure system northeast of Funk Island Bank continue
northeastward out to sea tonight.
Gale to storm force northwesterlies over most waters will diminish
overnight as a ridge approaches from the west. Hurricane force
northwesterlies over Funk Island Bank will diminish to gales this
evening as the low moves out to sea.
A second low pressure system will approach from the west on Sunday
and cross the Gulf of St. Lawrence to lie over the Great Northern
Peninsula Sunday evening. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of
the low will veer to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Funk Island Bank. A storm warning is in effect for the
Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western half and Gulf waters.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, the Gulf waters, East Coast - north
of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- South Labrador Sea - southeastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- 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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