East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 08:00 PM NST 26 January 2015
Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 25 knots diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northeast 15 early Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 25 late Tuesday morning and to east 35 to 45 Tuesday afternoon.
Snow beginning near noon Tuesday changing to ice pellets Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 4 Tuesday evening.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 5135N 4925W to 5510N 5300W to 5605N 5540W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Ice free except 2 tenths of grey ice in a few small bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:01 AM EST 26 January 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W.
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 26 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 26 January 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Labrador Sea.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing trough located east of Belle
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located from Quebec to the Grand
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located from Labrador to Belle
At 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching warm front located south of
the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:57 PM NST 26 January 2015 A trough of low pressure over the South Labrador Sea will swing
across Belle Isle Bank tonight. Gale to storm force west to
northwesterlies can be expected over northern waters tonight into
early Tuesday south of this trough.
On Tuesday, an approaching warm frontal trough will bring gale force
easterlies to southern and Gulf waters by afternoon. Winds will shift
to gale force southwesterlies over southern waters by Tuesday
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect all
remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle, and Northeast Gulf.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Coast, East Coast - Cape St.
Francis and south, and the Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- 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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