Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 February 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 this evening then diminishing to north 15 late overnight. Wind veering to easterly 10 to 15 Tuesday morning then increasing to southeast 30 Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 40 Tuesday evening.
Rain Tuesday evening.
High today plus 4. Low tonight minus 1. High Tuesday plus 4.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 7:46 AM EST 17 February 2020 Today
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4420N
6320W to 4535N 5945W to 4540N 5835W to 4730N 5955W to Newfoundland
near 4710N 5525W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to
Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 16 February 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4903N 5340W to 4840N 4835W to 5130N 4700W to 5530N 5130W to 6000N
5700W to 6200N 5400W to 5800N 4530W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Feb estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5150N 5615W to Newfoundland near 5133N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Browns BankIssued 10:00 AM AST 17 February 2020
'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 AST 17 February 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located near East Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located east of the Marine District.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over Laurentian Fan.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday approaching trough located over New
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:51 AM AST 17 February 2020 A trough of low pressure over East Scotian Slope will move to lie
east of the marine district this evening. On Tuesday a ridge will
cross the district to lie over easternmost waters Tuesday evening.
Strong to possibly gale force northwesterlies will develop ahead of
the ridge over northern and eastern waters.
Meanwhile a second trough will approach from the west to lie over New
England Tuesday evening. Winds between the ridge and this trough will
increase to strong to gale force southeasterlies over westernmost
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, georges banks, LaHave Bank, and
West Scotian Slope. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern
shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Cabot Strait, Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern 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
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western 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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