Issued 03:30 PM AST 06 February 2016
Tonight and Sunday
Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 this evening then diminishing to northerly 15 Sunday evening.
Periods of wet snow beginning this evening and ending near noon Sunday.
Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 5 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 5015N 5805W to 4925N 6115W to 4855N 6110W to 4835N 6255W to
4700N 6330W to 4635N 6155W to Nova Scotia near 4605N 6130W. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Iles de la Madeleine near 4710N 6200W
to 4655N 6135W to 4730N 6110W to Iles de la Madeleine near 4735N
6125W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM AST 6 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the western Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the northern Grand Banks.
At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1010 mb located east of James Bay.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday departing low 1004 mb located northeast
of Anticosti Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:12 PM AST 6 February 2016 A ridge of high pressure over the western marine district will track
across Nova Scotia tonight to over Newfoundland Sunday morning.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies well ahead of the ridge
gradually diminish in its vicinity.
Meanwhile a low pressure centre east of James Bay this afternoon
Will pass to the north of the Gulf of St Lawrence on Sunday. A cold
front will trail this system. Strong to gale force southwesterlies
ahead of the front veer to strong to gale force northwesterlies
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau..Cabot Strait..Gulf Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait and all of the Gulf of St Lawrence waters.
St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Beauport to L'Isle-aux-Coudres
- Browns Bank
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Cornwall to Montréal
- Donnacona to Beauport
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Kingston to Cornwall
- Lake Memphrémagog - northern half
- Lake Nipissing
- Lake Saint-Jean
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Montréal to Trois-Rivières
- Northumberland Strait
- 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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