East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 08:00 PM NST 25 January 2015
Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 after midnight then becoming west 25 Monday evening.
A few flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.
Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 3 Monday morning.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 5135N 4925W to 5540N 5250W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Ice free except 5 tenths of grey ice in a few small bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 25 January 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5045N 4845W to 5145N 4845W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs north of the iceberg limit.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 8:00 PM NST 25 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 8:00 PM NST 25 January 2015 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 948 mb located over southern Labrador
By 3:30 p.m. NST Monday low 944 mb located east of Labrador Sea.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:55 PM NST 25 January 2015 An intense low pressure system over the Southern Labrador Sea will
continue tracking northeastwards crossing the Labrador Sea tonight
and early on Monday. Gale to storm force southwesterlies will
diminish to strong to gale force overnight tonight into Monday
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and the Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are
in effect all remaining waters except 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, Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis,
Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.
Higher than normal water levels and rough pounding surf along the
western and southern coasts of Newfoundland are expected to subside
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
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- Banquereau - northwestern half
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- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
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- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
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- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
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- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
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- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
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- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
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- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
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