Issued 10:00 AM NST 13 February 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 35 this afternoon then backing to northeast 45 early this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 15 to 20 near midnight then becoming northwest 15 Sunday morning.
Snow beginning near noon and ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 2 becoming minus 8 to minus 2 Sunday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5305W to 4805N 4950W
to 5325N 5040W to 5520N 5240W to 5630N 5545W to 5800N 5730W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 13 February 2016
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5259W to 4400N 4915W to 4400N 4745W to 4700N 4500W to 4745N
4515W to 5300N 4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastward.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 13 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5036N 5931W to Newfoundland near 4943N 5753W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 1:13 PM NST 13 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 13 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 984 mb located over Banquereau.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 983 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:44 AM NST 13 February 2016 An intense low pressure system will move into Banquereau this
afternoon and track northeastward to lie over Funk Island Bank by
early Sunday morning. Winds will increase to gale force easterlies
over southern waters ahead of this system. Gale to storm force
southerlies are expected south of this system later today.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Southern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters and
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East
Coast - north of Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank
and Funk Island Bank.
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 - northwestern half
- Laurentian Fan - southeastern 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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