East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 February 2017
Today Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 this morning and to southeast 35 near noon. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 this evening then veering to west 30 Monday morning. Wind backing to southwest 25 Monday evening.
Showers and fog banks ending overnight.
Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 2 Monday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4750N 5300W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5500N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 25 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5300W to 4500N 4730W to 4500N 4615W to 4600N 4500W to 4700N
4445W to 5030N 4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 03:00 AM NST 26 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 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located east of Belle
At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located from Quebec to Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:55 AM NST 26 February 2017 A trough of low pressure just west of the Maritimes will move to lie
over Eastern Newfoundland this afternoon then move north of the
district this evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
develop ahead of the trough then shift to strong to gale force
westerlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
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, Funk Island
Bank and Belle Isle Bank.
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