Issued 10:00 AM NST 21 January 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind north 45 knots backing to northwest 35 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Sunday morning.
Periods of snow ending this afternoon. Flurries Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 3 to zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5140N 5200W
to 5200N 5015W to 5525N 5200W to 5615N 5605W to 5800N 5700W then
northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N 4930W to 5700N
5300W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 10:00 AM NST 21 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 10:00 AM NST 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today weakening ridge located over northern
Belle Isle Bank.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 969 mb located over the southeastern
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 969 mb located east of Funk
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:46 AM NST 21 January 2017 An intense low pressure system over the Southeastern Grand Banks will
continue along the southeast edge of the marine district today.
Over eastern waters, gale to storm force northeasterlies ahead of the
low will shift to gale to storm force northwesterlies in its wake.
Winds will diminish to strong to gale force northwesterlies
throughout the day on Sunday.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank and the
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except the Gulf waters.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast and Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - eastern half
- Banquereau - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- 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 - eastern half
- Laurentian Fan - western 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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