Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 January 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 35 to 45 this evening then backing to northwest 35 to 45 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 Saturday evening.
Periods of snow beginning this evening and ending Saturday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.
Temperatures minus 3 to zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 5145N 5220W
to 5210N 5020W to 5530N 5210W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 5013N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5657N
5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 10:00 AM NST 20 January 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 10:00 AM NST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over
Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located north of Belle Isle Bank.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 987 mb located south of the Marine
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 970 mb located over the southeastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:54 AM NST 20 January 2017 An intensifying low pressure system south of the marine district will
move to lie over the Southeastern Grand Banks by Saturday morning
before slowly moving eastward out of the district. Gale to storm
force northeasterlies will develop over eastern waters ahead of the
low today and shift to gale to storm force northwesterlies in its
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south and the Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Strait of
Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Northeast Coast - north of Cape St.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Northeast Coast.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Banquereau - eastern half
- Banquereau - western half
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- 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 - eastern half
- Laurentian Fan - western half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- 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 - western 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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