East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 February 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 35 this morning then diminishing to west 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Saturday morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.
Showers and fog patches beginning this morning and ending Saturday morning.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4750N 5300W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5500N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4705N 5258W to 4500N 4730W to 4500N 4615W to 4600N 4500W to 4700N
4500W to 5030N 4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 03:00 AM NST 24 February 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 NST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 996 mb located east of Anticosti Island.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 998 mb located east of Funk
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located east of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:00 AM NST 24 February 2017 A low pressure system east of Anticosti will track eastward across
Northern Newfoundland this morning, then move east of the district
later in the day. Strong to gale force southwesterlies can be
expected south of the low.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Funk
Island Bank - southern half, and the Northern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast,
Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - northern half
- Funk Island Bank - southern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western 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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