East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
Issued 10:00 AM NST 15 January 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to north 15 knots this afternoon and to north 25 this evening. Wind increasing to north 35 to 45 late overnight then diminishing to north 25 Saturday evening.
Snow ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures near zero.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5155N 5425W
to 5305N 5405W to 5800N 5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EST 14 January 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5202N 5547W to 5230N 5400W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - north of Cape St. FrancisIssued 10:00 AM NST 15 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 10:00 AM NST 15 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1007 mb located south of the Avalon
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight dissipating low 1006 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 995 mb located south of
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 974 mb located over the southeastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:54 AM NST 15 January 2021 A intensifying low pressure system will approach from the southwest
today and cross the Extreme Southern Grand Banks tonight. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop over southeastern waters
ahead of the low today. Gale to storm force northerlies will develop
in the wake of the low tonight.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Northern Grand Banks -
western half, Southeastern Grand Banks - western half, and
Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast
Coast and Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Banquereau - eastern half
- Banquereau - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern 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 - eastern half
- Northern Grand Banks - western half
- Northumberland Strait
- Sable - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - eastern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks - western half
- 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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