Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light becoming west 15 knots near noon then diminishing to light this evening. Wind increasing to east 15 overnight and to east 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to east 35 Wednesday afternoon.
Periods of rain or periods of freezing rain beginning Wednesday evening.
Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero this afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5055N 5145W
to 5135N 5005W to 5520N 5150W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5615W to 4900N 5100W to 4900N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5734W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5659W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 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 3:00 AM NST 24 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 958 mb located southeast
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from Quebec to Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located from Labrador to the
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 988 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:48 AM NST 24 January 2017 An intense low pressure system will remain southeast of Greenland
while a ridge of high pressure slowly crosses the district. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies will persist over northeasternmost waters
through most of the forecast period between these features.
A second low pressure system will approach from the southwest on
Tuesday. Strong to gale force southeast to northeasterly winds will
develop over western waters on Tuesday ahead of this low.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank, and Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast
- Cape St. John and south, and the Southern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- 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
- 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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