Eastern Shore


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 early this morning then backing to southwest 15 early this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 20 to 25 early this evening then veering to northwest 25 to 30 Tuesday morning.

Flurries ending this morning. Flurries beginning early this evening and changing to showers or flurries near midnight and ending Tuesday morning. Flurries beginning Tuesday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this morning. Freezing spray beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 2 after midnight then falling to minus 5 Tuesday afternoon.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 16 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon then building to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind east 20 to 25 knots diminishing to east 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northerly 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6040W to 4610N 6150W
to 4755N 6100W to 4710N 6415W to 4905N 6340W to 4850N 6145W to 5040N
5745W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 15 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5045N 5000W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5100W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Eastern Shore

Issued 03:00 AM AST 16 January 2017

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the western Marine
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located from Anticosti Island to
the Gulf of Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday trough located from Labrador Coast to
Laurentian Fan.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM AST 16 January 2017 A trough of low pressure will approach from the northwest today and
will cross the district tonight and Tuesday morning. Strong to near
gale force southwesterly winds ahead of the trough will shift to
strong to gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Cabot Strait.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait
and the Gulf of St Lawrence waters.

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