East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 10:00 AM NST 09 February 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 45 knots becoming southwest 35 to 45 late this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 30 near midnight. Wind backing to southeast 25 early Wednesday morning then increasing to southwest 45 late Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 30 Wednesday evening.
Snow or freezing rain changing to rain this afternoon and ending Wednesday morning. Fog patches Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.
Temperatures minus 1 rising to zero to plus 4 this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4840N 5010W
to 5145N 4935W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5800W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 9 February 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4500N 4800W to 4515N 4645W to 4745N 4415W to 4845N
4415W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 9 Feb estimated from Newfoundland
near 5040N 5725W to Quebec near 5120N 5800W.
Iceberg Count10 to 25 icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 10:00 AM NST 09 February 2016
'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 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 978 mb located east of Cape Breton
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight dissipating low 990 mb located near the
At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough from 978 mb low located on a line
east-west over the Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough located from the Gulf of
St. Lawrence to Funk Island Bank.
At 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 982 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday low 973 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:52 AM NST 9 February 2016 An intense low pressure system east of Cape Breton Island and its
associated trough lying over the Grand Banks will track northeastward
to cross Southeastern Newfoundland this evening. Gale to storm force
east to northeasterlies ahead of this system will shift to gale force
southwesterlies to its south. Gale force northeasterlies will persist
ahead of the trough throughout Wednesday.
A second low pressure system will approach from the southwest tonight
and cross over the Avalon Peninsula Wednesday to lie over Funk Island
Bank Wednesday afternoon. Gale to storm force south to
southwesterlies are forecast to develop to the southeast of the low.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Southwest Coast, South Coast, and the Southern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast and the
Belle Isle Bank.
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