Issued 03:00 AM AST 12 February 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 early this morning then diminishing to west 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northeast 15 overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Saturday morning and to northeast 25 to 35 near noon Saturday. Wind becoming northeast 25 Saturday evening.
Chance of flurries today. Snow beginning overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray over northern sections today.
Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 6 this afternoon then rising to plus 2 Saturday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 11 February 2016 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5920W to 4805N 5940W
to 4945N 5815W to 4815N 6300W to 4740N 6305W to 4750N 6110W to 4655N
6000W to Nova Scotia near 4615N 5955W. Sea ice north and west of the
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 11 February 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4430N 4915W to 4430N 4715W to 4715N 4515W to 4800N
4515W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5730W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 11 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5046N 5900W to Newfoundland near 5003N 5742W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
LaHave BankIssued 03:00 AM AST 12 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.
LaHave BankIssued 03:00 AM AST 12 February 2016
Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying trough located over eastern
By 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located east of the Marine District.
At 3:00 a.m. AST today deepening low located over southern
By 10:00 a.m. AST today low located over the southwestern Grand
At 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday intensifying low 991 mb located south
of East Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday low 982 mb located over Banquereau.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:55 AM AST 12 February 2016 A trough of low pressure over Nova Scotia will slowly move over the
marine district coming to lie over the eastern marine district this
morning. A period of gale force winds are forecast in the vicinity
Of the trough as it passes over the marine district.
Meanwhile a low pressure system will pass through Laurentian Fan
This morning. Gale force winds are forecast south of the low passing
over the Laurentian Fan.
On Saturday a low will develop south of the marine district and
Through eastern waters to lie over Newfoundland by Saturday evening.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for Lurcher..
Browns Bank..Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope..Southwestern shore..
LaHave Bank..Eastern shore..Fourchu..Sable..East Scotian Slope and
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
Effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..Lurcher..Browns Bank..Southwestern
Shore..LaHave Bank..Eastern shore..Fourchu..Cabot Strait..
Banquereau..Northumberland Strait-eastern half..Gulf-Magdalen..And
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern 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
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - northern half
- Laurentian Fan - southern half
- 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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