Issued 10:00 AM NST 06 February 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind west 55 knots diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 this afternoon and to northwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 15 late overnight then backing to southwest 20 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 30 Sunday evening.
Rain and fog banks ending near noon. Flurries Sunday evening.
Temperatures plus 6 falling to minus 1 this afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4900N 5100W
to 5145N 4935W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 6 February 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4530N 4800W to 4530N 4645W to 4800N 4500W to 4830N
4500W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5117N 5816W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 10:00 AM NST 06 February 2016
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 978 mb located over the
Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 952 mb located east of the Marine
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 1005 mb located over Quebec.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the northeastern
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:46 AM NST 6 February 2016 An intensifying low pressure system over the Northeast Coast of
Newfoundland will track northeastward through the Funk Island Bank
today and continue out to sea tonight.
Over western waters strong to gale force northwesterlies will
diminish today. Southerly gales over eastern waters ahead of the low
will veer to gale to storm force west to northwesterlies in its wake.
The northwesterlies are expected to reach hurricane force over the
Funk Island Bank. Winds will begin to diminish late today as the low
pulls away from the district.
A second low pressure system will approach from the west on Sunday
and cross the Gulf of St. Lawrence to lie over the Great Northern
Peninsula Sunday evening. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of
the low will veer to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Funk Island Bank. Storm warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast - Cape St.
John and south and the Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in
effect for all remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle - western
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, the Gulf waters, East Coast - north
of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- 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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