Issued 10:00 AM NST 28 February 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 35 knots and locally gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind diminishing to northwest 30 near noon and to northwest 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to south 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to south 35 Wednesday evening.
Flurries ending early this evening. Snow beginning Wednesday afternoon and changing to rain and fog banks Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog banks.
Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 5 Wednesday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 28 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4650N 6020W to 4700N 5945W
to 4820N 6150W to 4840N 6020W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to
Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 28 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5307W to 4530N 4715W to 4530N 4530W to 4700N 4530W to 5030N
4530W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 4945N 5750W to Quebec near 5042N 5925W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 10:00 AM NST 28 February 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 28 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough located east of Funk
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located west of the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over eastern Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 990 mb located east
of the Great Lakes.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:50 AM NST 28 February 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Funk Island Bank will move eastward
to lie out of the district by this afternoon. Strong to gale force
southwesterly winds ahead of the trough shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies behind it. Winds will begin to diminish late today
and tonight as a ridge of high pressure crosses the district.
On Wednesday a low pressure system will approach from the Great Lakes
region to lie over the Gulf of St. Lawrence by Wednesday evening.
Strong to gale force southerlies are forecast to develop ahead of
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast, and
Southeastern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of
Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank
and Northern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - northern half
- Funk Island Bank - southern half
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - western half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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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