Issued 10:00 AM NST 16 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to southwest 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 30 after midnight then veering to northwest 30 Tuesday morning.
Flurries beginning this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray ending this afternoon. Freezing spray beginning Tuesday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 8 to minus 4 rising to zero overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4755N 6100W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4850N 6145W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 15 January 2017
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5100W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 10:00 AM NST 16 January 2017
Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1003 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 998 mb located northeast of
the Grand Banks.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located over the Grand Banks.
At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1003 mb located west of Labrador.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 1002 mb located off the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:54 AM NST 16 January 2017 An intensifying low pressure system just east of the Northern Grand
Banks this morning will continue to move off to the
East this afternoon. Gale force northwesterlies can be expected
immediately behind this low today.
Another low pressure system approaching from the west will track
across Northern Newfoundland overnight then move off the Northeast
Coast of Newfoundland on Tuesday. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
north to northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle
Bank, and the southwestern
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the Southeastern Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- 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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