Issued 03:00 AM ADT 21 October 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30 late this afternoon and to southeast 30 to 35 Saturday morning. Wind veering to southwest 35 near noon Saturday then diminishing to southwest 25 Saturday evening.
Periods of rain ending late this afternoon. Rain tonight and Saturday with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches forming near noon and dissipating Saturday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2016 Forecasts have ended for the season.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EDT 20 October 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Oct estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5545W to 5230N 5230W to 5400N 5300W to 5800N 5700W to
6000N 5400W to 5800N 5100W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Georges BankIssued 03:00 AM ADT 21 October 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 4:10 AM ADT 21 October 2016 Today At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. ADT today trough located west of the Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Cape Cod.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:18 AM ADT 21 October 2016 A low pressure system will track south of Nova Scotia across the
central marine waters Saturday. In advance of this system strong to
gale force south to southeasterlies will spread across the district.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop behind the low.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Eastern shore, Fourchu, Sable, East Scotian Slope and Laurentian
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern 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 - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- 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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