Gulf - Magdalen - western half
Issued 10:00 AM AST 23 February 2017
Today Tonight and Friday
Wind light increasing to south 15 knots this afternoon and to south 20 to 25 early this evening. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 30 late overnight then diminishing to west 15 to 20 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 15 Friday afternoon.
Showers this evening. Showers or flurries beginning Friday evening. Fog patches forming this afternoon.
Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 5 after midnight then falling to zero Friday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday
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.
Open water except 7 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth of
grey-white ice in the southwestern section. 9 plus tenths of
grey-white ice including 1 tenth of first-year ice along the Prince
Edward Island shore.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4705N 5258W to 4500N 4730W to 4500N 4615W to 4600N 4500W to 4700N
4500W to 5030N 4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
the northern Grand Banks.
At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 996 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Friday low 992 mb located northeast of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:46 AM AST 23 February 2017 A low pressure system over Southeastern Grand Banks will continue
To move eastward today. Strong to near gale force northwesterlies
over easternmost waters will diminish today as the low moves away.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings have ended.
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 - 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
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
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