Issued 10:00 AM AST 09 February 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect. High water level warning in effect.
Wind north 40 knots diminishing to northwest 30 this afternoon and to west 15 early this evening. Wind diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to west 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 Wednesday morning and to light Wednesday evening.
Snow ending this afternoon. A few flurries tonight. A few flurries beginning Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures near minus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 4955N 5810W to 4920N 5945W to 4920N 6110W to 4850N 6110W to
4835N 6255W to 4705N 6310W to 4640N 6200W to Nova Scotia near 4605N
6130W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Iles de la Madeleine near 4710N 6200W
to 4700N 6205W to 4650N 6140W to 4725N 6115W to Iles de la Madeleine
near 4735N 6125W. 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
FourchuIssued 10:00 AM AST 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.
High water level warning ended
FourchuIssued 1:03 PM AST 09 February 2016
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 978 mb located over Banquereau.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 982 mb located north of
At 10:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 996 mb located off the East
Coast of the U.S.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 986 mb located south of East Scotian
At 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday departing low 982 mb located near
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:51 AM AST 9 February 2016 An intense low pressure system over Banquereau will move
northeastward to lie over the Avalon Peninsula this evening as it
weakens. Gale to storm force northeasterlies ahead of the low shift
to gale to storm force westerlies south of the system. Another low
pressure system will rapidly cross slope waters tonight into
Wednesday morning. Another period of gale to storm force winds are
forecast with this second low.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau..Laurentian Fan..And Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are in
Effect for East Scotian Slope southeastern half..Fourchu..
Gulf-Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti. Freezing spray
Warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait..Northumberland
Strait..Gulf-Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.
This low will also give higher than normal water levels and rough and
pounding waves for the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia. Highest water
levels will occur near the high tide this morning and minor flooding
Marine interests are advised that a high water level warning is in
effect for Fourchu and Cabot Strait for this morning. This is due to
large waves combined with a large tide and storm surge.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope - northwestern half
- East Scotian Slope - southeastern half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - northwestern half
- Laurentian Fan - southeastern half
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- 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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