Issued 03:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 20 knots with gusts to 30 along the coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 late this afternoon then increasing to north 25 overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 35 Wednesday afternoon except northwest 15 to 20 over western sections.
Periods of rain ending Wednesday afternoon. Fog banks forming near noon and dissipating Wednesday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Labrador near 5215N 5540W to 5250N 5400W to
5330N 5500W to 5400N 5300W to 5500N 5330W to 5630N 5730W to 5800N
5830W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 30 May 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Newfoundland near
4656N 5402W to 4245N 4945W to 4245N 4815W to 4545N 3700W to 4730N
3700W to 5300N 4715W to 5600N 4900W then eastward.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 May estimated from Quebec near
5016N 6025W to Newfoundland near 4917N 5808W.
Iceberg CountMore than 100 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Northeast CoastIssued 03:00 AM NDT 31 May 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 3:00 AM NDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located over the southeastern Grand
By 10:00 a.m. NDT today departing ridge located east of the Marine
At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located over western Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday low 1002 mb located near Belle Isle Bank.
At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough from 996 mb low located over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Wednesday trough from 1002 mb low located on a
line northwest-southeast over the northern Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:54 AM NDT 31 May 2016 A low pressure system over Western Labrador is forecast to track
eastward through the Strait of Belle Isle today and into the Belle
Isle Bank tonight. The low will then continue southeastward on
Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected to
develop over northern waters late tonight or Wednesday behind this
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank and
Northern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - eastern half
- Banquereau - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast - northern half
- South Labrador Coast - southern half
- 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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