Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 08 February 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 15 to 20 knots veering to northeast 25 this evening then increasing to northeast 35 Tuesday morning.

A few flurries beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 16 to minus 8 rising to minus 8 to minus 3 Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 08 February 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 Tuesday morning. Seas building to 3 to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 08 February 2016
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice in the northwestern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 4955N 5810W to 4925N 5940W to 4925N 6115W to 4855N 6110W to
4835N 6255W to 4705N 6310W to 4640N 6200W to Nova Scotia near 4605N
6130W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Iles de la Madeleine near 4710N 6200W
to 4655N 6135W to 4730N 6110W to Iles de la Madeleine near 4735N
6125W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of
grey-white ice in the northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 8 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4500N 4800W to 4515N 4645W to 4745N 4415W to 4845N
4415W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5800W to Newfoundland near 5040N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs east of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 10:03 AM NST 08 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 10:03 AM NST 08 February 2016

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 8 February 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 1006 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight approaching low 974 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight approaching trough from low located south
of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:59 AM NST 8 February 2016 A low pressure system east of Funk Island Bank will move out to sea
today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake over
northeastern waters will ease below gales later today.

A second, and much more intense, low pressure system will move up the
Eastern Seaboard to lie south of Nova Scotia by this evening.
Extending eastward from this low will be a sharp trough. Gale to
storm force east to northeasterlies will develop over most waters
late today and tonight ahead of this low and trough. Late tonight
into Tuesday, winds will veer to gale force southwesterlies south of
the system as it tracks northeastward.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Southwest Coast and South Coast. Gale warnings are in effect for
all remaining waters except the Strait of Belle Isle.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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