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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 February 2015

Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 early this evening and to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light early Monday morning then increasing to east 20 near noon Monday. Wind increasing to east 35 Monday afternoon then veering to south 45 Monday evening.

Flurries ending late overnight. Snow at times heavy beginning Monday morning and changing to rain at times heavy and fog banks Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog banks.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending overnight.

Low tonight minus 4. High Monday plus 9.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 01 February 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon and to 2 near midnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 01 February 2015
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots veering to northwest 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First 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 4725N 6020W to 4825N 6150W to 4855N 6115W to 4930N 6120W 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 Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 3:30 PM AST 01 February 2015

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

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Issued 3:30 PM AST 01 February 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 1 February 2015 Tonight and Monday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 1001 mb located south
of the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday low 983 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:30 PM AST 1 February 2015 Gale force northwesterlies affecting much of the district will
gradually diminish tonight and Monday morning as a weak ridge of
High pressure moves in from the west.

Another low pressure system developing south of the Great Lakes
tonight will intensify and move over the Gulf of Maine Monday
evening. Strong to gale force easterlies developing ahead of the low
will shift to gale force southerlies as the system nears. Those
southerly gales could reach close to storm force over southernmost
waters late Monday evening.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except georges
Bank.. West Scotian Slope.. East Scotian Slope.. And Laurentian Fan.

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