Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 February 2017
Tonight and Monday
Wind west 15 to 20 knots except southwest 25 over southeastern sections late this afternoon. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 near midnight then becoming northeast 15 Monday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 20 Monday afternoon.
Showers or flurries and fog patches changing to flurries this evening and ending Monday morning.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 February 2017 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4610N 5955W to 4705N
6000W to 4825N 6120W to 5000N 5815W to 4835N 5925W to Newfoundland
near 4755N 5925W. Sea ice west and southeast of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 19 February 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4721N 5248W to 4545N 4715W to 4600N 4530W to 5045N 4630W to 5300N
4915W to 5700N 5400W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5121N 5826W to Newfoundland near 5025N 5723W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NST 19 February 2017 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 993 mb located over the Burin Peninsula.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing low 998 mb located east of Funk
At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough from 993 mb
low located on a line east-west over the Southwest Coast of
At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1000 mb located over New Brunswick.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 1004 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:26 PM NST 19 February 2017 A low pressure system over the Burin Peninsula will track
northeastward to lie east of Funk Island Bank by tonight. Strong to
gale force southerly winds over southern and eastern waters ahead of
this system will diminish to moderate southwesterlies as it departs.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Funk Island Bank - eastern half and the Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters and Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- 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 - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- 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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