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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 30 January 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 15 knots late overnight and to east 25 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 late Saturday morning then diminishing to variable 15 Saturday evening.

Rain at times heavy beginning early Saturday morning changing to showers Saturday evening.

Low tonight zero. High Saturday plus 5.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 30 January 2015
Tonight and Saturday Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 30 January 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday

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.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 30 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5553W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5550W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 3:30 PM AST 30 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 30 January 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over the central Marine
District.
By 8:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1005 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 990 mb located near Browns Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 984 mb located near Southwestern
Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM AST 30 January 2015 A low pressure system near Cape Cod will track slowly northeastward
tonight to lie south of Nova Scotia by Saturday evening. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will spread across the marine district
ahead of the low before shifting to gale force northwesterlies in its
wake. Freezing spray will also develop Saturday evening in the cold
northwest winds over some northwestern waters.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Fundy..Grand Manan and Anticosti.

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