Issued 10:00 AM NST 30 January 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 20 to 25 knots backing to northwest 20 early this evening then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind increasing to east 20 Saturday morning and to east 35 Saturday afternoon.
Periods of snow ending this afternoon. Periods of rain beginning Saturday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 3 Saturday evening.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst 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 free except 9 tenths of grey ice in some bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 30 January 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 10:00 AM NST 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Labrador to Belle
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located over Greenland.
At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1002 mb located over the southwestern
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 990 mb located northeast
of the Marine District.
At 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 990 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:57 AM NST 30 January 2015 A low pressure system over the Southwestern Grand Banks will move
northeastward to pass over the Eastern Avalon Peninsula this
afternoon before reaching the Belle Isle Bank tonight. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies north of the low will spread northwards through
the eastern marine district today to reach the Belle Isle Bank by
tonight. Strong to gale force southerlies to the east and southeast
of the low will shift to strong westerlies in its wake.
A second low pressure system will move northward and approach the
marine district late on Saturday. Strong to gale force easterlies are
forecast to develop late Saturday ahead of this feature over
southwestern portions of the marine district.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect all
waters except the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast - north of
Cape St. John, and the Southwestern Grand Banks.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port, Northeast Coast and the Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Belle Isle Bank - eastern half
- Belle Isle Bank - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- 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 - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - southern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half
- Strait of Belle Isle - western half
- 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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