Issued 08:00 PM NST 25 February 2017
Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots late this evening and to southeast 25 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 Sunday afternoon then diminishing to southwest 25 Sunday evening.
Showers and fog banks beginning near midnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 25 February 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4750N 5300W to 4740N 5000W
to 4830N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5500N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5800W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 25 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4655N 5300W to 4500N 4730W to 4500N 4615W to 4600N 4500W to 4700N
4445W to 5030N 4600W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5101N 5857W to Newfoundland near 5010N 5734W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 8:00 PM NST 25 February 2017
'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 8:00 PM NST 25 February 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday ridge located east of Belle Isle Bank.
At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday trough located from Quebec to Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over eastern Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:52 PM NST 25 February 2017 A trough of low pressure over Quebec will move to lie over Eastern
Newfoundland Sunday afternoon then lie out of the district in the
evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of
the trough then shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Southeastern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Northeast Coast and
Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western 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
- 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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