Issued 10:00 AM AST 29 January 2015
Today Tonight and Friday
Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 early Friday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 near noon Friday then backing to easterly 20 to 25 Friday evening.
Snow and chance of rain beginning Friday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 8 rising to plus 2 Friday evening.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6030W to 4830N 6220W to 4900N 6130W to 4930N 6130W to 4930N 6000W to 5030N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5900W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Ice free except 6 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice in bays of the eastern section.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 1008 mb located south of the Marine
By 8:00 a.m. AST Friday low 1004 mb located east of Laurentian Fan.
At 8:00 a.m. AST Friday low 1007 mb located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday low 998 mb located near Georges Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:52 AM AST 29 January 2015 Moderate to strong west to northwesterly winds across the district
will gradually diminish today as an area of high pressure builds over
the Maritimes. Freezing spray will continue over eastern sections of
the Gulf of St. Lawrence until noon.
Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Northumberland Strait - eastern half and Gulf-Magdalen.
St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Beauport to L'Isle-aux-Coudres
- Browns Bank
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Cornwall to Montréal
- Donnacona to Beauport
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Kingston to Cornwall
- Lake Memphrémagog - northern half
- Lake Nipissing
- Lake Saint-Jean
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Montréal to Trois-Rivières
- 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
- Richelieu River and Northern Lake Champlain
- Saguenay to Tadoussac
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- Trois-Rivières to Donnacona
- 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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