Eastern Shore

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 05 February 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 late this evening and to northwest 35 to 45 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 near noon Saturday and to west 15 early Saturday evening.

Rain and fog patches with a risk of thunderstorms changing to snow late overnight and ending Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in snow.

Risk of freezing spray Saturday morning and afternoon.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 4 Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 05 February 2016

Eastern Shore - eastern half

Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Eastern Shore - western half

Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 05 February 2016
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots increasing to northeast 35 to 45 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First 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.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 5 February 2016

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
4700N 5300W to 4530N 4800W to 4530N 4700W to 4630N 4600W to 4830N
4500W to 5500N 5100W to 6000N 5830W.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5117N 5816W to Newfoundland near 5033N 5720W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Eastern Shore

Issued 8:00 PM AST 05 February 2016

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 5 February 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 997 mb located over
LaHave Bank.
By 8:00 a.m. AST Saturday departing low 980 mb located over
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM AST 5 February 2016 A low pressure system south of Nova Scotia is forecast to intensify
as it tracks northeast toward Newfoundland. Strong to gale force
southerly winds ahead of the low become gale to storm force
northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau..Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are in
Effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..Lurcher..Browns Bank..Georges Bank..
Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore..
Sable..East Scotian Slope..Fourchu..Northumberland Strait - eastern
half and Gulf - Magdalen.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait and all of the Gulf of St Lawrence waters.

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