Issued 04:00 PM NST 25 February 2017
Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots late overnight and to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Sunday. Wind becoming southwest 25 Sunday evening.
Snow beginning this evening changing to freezing rain late overnight then to rain and fog banks near noon Sunday. Flurries Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog banks.
Temperatures minus 15 rising to plus 4 Sunday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday
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.
Consolidated first-year ice.
Warnings (In effect)
Lake MelvilleIssued 4:00 PM NST 25 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 4:00 PM NST 25 February 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located south
At 4:00 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Labrador Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the East Labrador Sea.
At 4:00 p.m. NST today intensifying low 988 mb located southeast
of James Bay.
By 4:00 p.m. NST Sunday intensifying low 975 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 PM NST 25 February 2017 A trough of low pressure south of Greenland will remain nearly
stationary today and begin to weaken on Sunday. Meanwhile, a ridge of
high pressure along the Labrador coast will move out over western
portions of the Labrador Sea this evening. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies over the East Labrador Sea will diminish by Sunday
morning as the ridge moves eastward.
A very intense low pressure system will move over Western Labrador on
Sunday and over the Labrador Sea Sunday night. Gale force
southeasterly winds will spread across all waters on Sunday ahead of
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
the East Labrador Sea. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
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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