Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 07 February 2016

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30 late overnight and to north 15 to 20 Monday morning. Wind veering to northeast 25 Monday evening.

A few flurries ending Monday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning near midnight.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero falling to minus 15 to minus 10 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 07 February 2016
Tonight and Monday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 07 February 2016
Tuesday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 35 knots diminishing to northeast 25.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 9 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of grey-white ice in the western and northern sections. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 5015N 5805W to 4925N 6115W to 4855N 6110W to 4835N 6255W to
4700N 6330W to 4635N 6155W 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 western and northern sections.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 7 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4515N 4800W to 4530N 4645W to 4800N 4445W to 4830N
4445W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5105N 5843W to Newfoundland near 5021N 5732W.

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 8:00 PM NST 07 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 8:00 PM NST 07 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 8:00 PM NST 7 February 2016 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 1004 mb located over the Great
Northern Peninsula.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday departing low 1006 mb located east of
the Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. NST Monday approaching low 970 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:02 PM NST 7 February 2016 A low pressure system tracking eastward across the Great Northern
Peninsula this evening will move east of the district Monday morning.
Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of this low will shift to
strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

A second, and much more intense, low pressure system will move up the
Eastern Seaboard to lie south of Nova Scotia by Monday evening.
This system will spread gale force east to northeasterlies to
southern waters late Monday. Storm force winds are quite likely,
especially over southern coastal waters Monday night into Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Northern Grand Banks.

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

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