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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 February 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 this morning then backing to southwest 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 30 this evening then veering to northwest 25 overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Monday morning then veering to northeast 25 Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 35 Monday evening.

A few flurries ending overnight. Flurries beginning Monday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 6 to minus 3 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 07 February 2016
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning then building to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 February 2016
Tuesday Wind northeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice 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.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 6 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 07 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing ridge located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1005 mb located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 1003 mb located over southern Belle
Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST Monday approaching low 970 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 7 February 2016 A low pressure system will approach from the west today and will
cross the Great Northern Peninsula this evening before moving off to
the northeast on Monday. Strong to gale force southerlies ahead of
this low will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

A second, and much more intense low pressure system will move up the
Eastern Seaboard to lie south of Nova Scotia by Monday evening.
This system will spread gale force east to northeasterlies to
southern waters late Monday. Storm force winds are quite likely,
especially over southern coastal waters Monday night into Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Northern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southern Grand Banks.

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