Issued 10:00 AM NST 01 March 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 this afternoon and to south 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 early Thursday morning.
Snow beginning early this evening changing to periods of rain and fog late this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog.
Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 5 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 1 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4730N 5235W to 4725N 5100W
to 4830N 4900W to 5045N 4830W to 5515N 5200W to 5630N 5615W to 5800N
5730W then northward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 1 March 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland near
4645N 5307W to 4515N 4715W to 4515N 4545W to 4700N 4515W to 5030N
4530W to 5300N 4915W to 5600N 5200W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 1 Mar estimated from Newfoundland
near 4945N 5750W to Quebec near 5042N 5925W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 10:00 AM NST 01 March 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 10:00 AM NST 1 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 992 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 988 mb located over southwestern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:53 AM NST 1 March 2017 A low pressure system approaching from Southern Quebec will move to
lie over the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence this evening then over the
Funk Island Bank Thursday afternoon. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies or northeasterlies will develop ahead of the low.
South of the lows track winds will veer to strong to gale force
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the Belle Isle Bank - eastern half.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port - northwestern half, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern 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 - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- 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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