Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 February 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30 this morning and to northwest 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 overnight then increasing to south 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to south 35 Wednesday evening.
Flurries today. Snow beginning Wednesday afternoon changing to rain and fog banks Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog banks.
Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 5 Wednesday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4650N 6020W to 4700N
5945W to 4805N 6120W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 27 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5301W to 4545N 4730W to 4545N 4600W to 4700N 4545W to 5030N
4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5000N 5741W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 03:00 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 3:00 AM NST 28 February 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough located east of Funk
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over New England.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 995 mb located over
the Great Lakes.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:02 AM NST 28 February 2017 A trough of low pressure over the Northeast Coast 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 Strait of Belle Isle and the Southeastern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port,
East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, Funk Island Bank and Northern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- 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 - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- 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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