Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 February 2017
Today Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 early this morning then diminishing to southwest 25 near noon. Wind veering to west 25 this evening then diminishing to westerly 15 near noon Monday. Wind increasing to southwest 25 to 30 Monday afternoon.
Rain beginning early this morning and ending late this afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms this morning. Fog patches dissipating this evening.
Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 2 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5950W to 4635N
5920W to 4815N 6105W to 5000N 5820W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast 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 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.
Warnings (In effect)
FourchuIssued 03:00 AM AST 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 AST 26 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located from the St. Lawrence River
to Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Labrador to Laurentian
At 3:30 p.m. AST Monday departing trough located over the Gulf of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:35 AM AST 26 February 2017 A trough of low pressure will move eastward across the district
today. Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the trough will
shift to strong to gale force behind it. A second trough will move
over northern waters Monday afternoon bringing gale force westerlies
in its wake over Anticosti in the evening.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait - northern half, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- 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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