Issued 08:00 PM NST 06 February 2016
Tonight and Sunday
Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 late overnight then backing to southwest 20 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 30 Sunday evening.
Flurries beginning Sunday evening.
Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 1 Sunday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4900N 5100W
to 5145N 4935W to 5500N 5145W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 6 February 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4530N 4800W to 4530N 4645W to 4800N 4500W to 4830N
4500W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5800W.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5117N 5816W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NST 6 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 956 mb located northeast
of the Marine District.
At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 1005 mb located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 1002 mb located over the Great Northern
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Sunday departing ridge located east of the Marine
Marine Weather StatementIssued 8:00 PM NST 6 February 2016 An intense low pressure system northeast of the marine district will
continue moving northeastward out to sea tonight. Gale force
northwesterlies over northeastern waters will diminish overnight as a
ridge approaches from the west.
A second low pressure system will approach from the west on Sunday
and cross the Gulf of St. Lawrence to lie over the Great Northern
Peninsula late Sunday. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of
The low will veer to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for Gulf
waters, Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis,
Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Northern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of
Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western 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
- 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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