Eastern Shore


Marine Forecast

Issued 12:50 PM AST 27 January 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northeast 55 knots diminishing to northeast 30 early this evening and to southerly 10 to 15 late this evening. Wind increasing to southerly 25 after midnight and to southwest 35 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to westerly 25 to 30 Wednesday afternoon.

Snow and ice pellets changing to showers late this afternoon then to a few flurries Wednesday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms today. Fog patches forming early this evening and dissipating early Wednesday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 5 after midnight then falling to zero Wednesday afternoon.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 27 January 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 4 to 6 early this morning and to 6 to 8 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 4 to 6 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 27 January 2015
Thursday Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind light increasing to southeasterly 25 to 35 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind westerly 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W to Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6005W to 4805N 6130W to 4850N 6100W to 4925N 6115W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5905W. Sea ice west and north and east 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.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Eastern Shore

Issued 12:50 PM AST 27 January 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 978 mb located southeast of Cape Cod.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 988 mb located over Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 998 mb located over Cape Breton
By 10:30 a.m. AST Wednesday low 998 mb located over Cabot Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:05 AM AST 27 January 2015 An intensifying area of low pressure southeast of Cape Cod will
gradually approach the district today. The low will then weaken as it
crosses Nova Scotia tonight to lie near Cabot Strait Wednesday
evening. Storm force east or northeasterlies will develop over most
waters as the low approaches. Winds will shift to generally strong to
gale force westerlies in its wake. Winds will diminish from west to
east during the day Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
All waters except Georges Bank..West Scotian Slope and Anticosti
where a gale warning is in effect.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand
Manan..Eastern shore..Fourchu..Cabot Strait..Northumberland
Strait..Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

Higher than normal water levels and possible ice pile up can be
expected at high tide this afternoon and early this evening along the
western part of the Northumberland Strait.

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