East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 03:00 AM NST 31 January 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday
Wind west 20 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to southeast 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to east 25 this evening then veering to south 20 overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 30 Sunday evening.
Rain and fog patches beginning overnight and ending Sunday afternoon.
Temperatures minus 2 to plus 3.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5545N 5515W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Ice free except 2 tenths of grey ice in a few small bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 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 except less than 10 icebergs north of the iceberg limit.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 992 mb located over eastern Belle
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 990 mb located northeast of
the Marine District.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 991 mb located southwest of
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday low 986 mb located over the Gulf of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:56 AM NST 31 January 2015 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will move northeast of the
marine district this morning. Strong to gale force west to
northwesterlies over eastern waters will diminish by noon as the low
A second low pressure system southwest of Nova Scotia will move
northeastward across the Gulf of St. Lawrence tonight and across
Southeastern Labrador on Sunday. Strong to gale force east to
southeasterlies will spread across the marine district today and
tonight ahead of this feature. Winds will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies in the wake of this system on Sunday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, Belle Isle Bank
and Funk Island Bank.
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, Northeast Coast and Belle Isle Bank.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern 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 - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern 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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