Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2021
Today Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 knots except southeast 40 over western sections. Wind becoming east 35 to 45 early this morning then diminishing to southerly 25 to 30 early this evening. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 35 overnight. Wind southwest 25 to 35 Monday.
Snow today. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
Open water except 1 tenth grey ice along parts of the coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EST 16 January 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5201N 5546W to 5145N 5400W to 5700N 5400W to 5935N 5620W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
AnticostiIssued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2021
'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 AST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 982 mb located over
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 976 mb located near the Gaspe Peninsula.
At 3:30 p.m. AST Monday departing low 982 mb located over western
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:30 AM AST 17 January 2021 A low pressure system over Western Maine will track northeastward
today to lie near the Gaspé Peninsula this afternoon. The low will
then move northward to lie over Western Labrador Monday afternoon.
Gale to storm force southeasterly winds ahead of this system will
veer to strong to gale force southwesterlies as the low moves
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau -
western half, Laurentian Fan - western half, Cabot Strait,
Northumberland Strait - eastern half and Gulf-Magdalen - eastern
half. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters.
Marine interests are also advised that a high water level warning is
in effect for Gulf-Magdalen for today near high tide near noon.
In addition, higher than normal water levels are expected for
Chaleur-Miscou for early this evening.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Banquereau - eastern half
- Banquereau - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - eastern half
- Laurentian Fan - western half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- 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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