Issued 08:00 PM AST 06 February 2016
Tonight and Sunday
Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 late overnight then veering to northwest 25 Sunday afternoon.
A few flurries beginning late overnight and ending Sunday evening.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning Sunday evening.
Low tonight minus 4. High Sunday plus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst 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.
7 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus
tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice along the
coast of Prince Edward Island.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland StraitIssued 8:00 PM AST 06 February 2016
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 SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM AST 6 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the northern Grand Banks.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1010 mb located over western Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Sunday departing low 1004 mb located northeast
of Anticosti Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:34 PM AST 6 February 2016 A low pressure centre over Western Quebec this evening will pass to
the north of the Gulf of St Lawrence on Sunday. A cold front will
trail this system. Strong to gale force southwesterlies ahead of
The front veer to strong to gale force northwesterlies behind it.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau..Cabot Strait..Gulf Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Cabot Strait and all of the Gulf of St Lawrence waters.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank - eastern half
- Funk Island Bank - western half
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan
- Mid Labrador Coast - Hopedale and south
- Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south
- Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - northwestern half
- South Labrador Sea - southeastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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