Issued 10:00 AM AST 12 February 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25 early this evening and to variable 10 to 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to east 25 early Saturday morning and to easterly 40 late Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 40 to 50 Saturday afternoon then diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 Saturday evening.
Showers or flurries changing to rain early Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday
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 12 February 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4415N 4915W to 4415N 4715W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4515W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 12 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5041N 5918W to Newfoundland near 4952N 5749W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Laurentian FanIssued 10:00 AM AST 12 February 2016
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 10:00 AM AST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing trough located over Banquereau.
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 9:48 AM AST 12 February 2016 A trough of low pressure over Banquereau will depart the marine
district this afternoon. Northwesterly gales over eastern waters will
diminish later today. On Saturday a low will develop south of the
marine district and track through eastern waters to lie over
Newfoundland by Saturday evening.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan. Gale warnings are in effect for southwestern shore..
LaHave Bank..Eastern shore..Fourchu..Sable..East Scotian Slope and
Banquereau. 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 northwestern half..Northumberland Strait-eastern
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
- 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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