Eastern Shore - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 25 December 2014

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming west 30 late this evening.

Rain and fog patches ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 25 December 2014
Tonight and Friday Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 25 December 2014
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 30.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 December 2014 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4605N 6345W to Prince Edward Island near 4615N 6340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6200W to 4645N 6345W to 4810N 6420W to Quebec near 4810N 6445W. Sea ice west and south of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4905N 6635W to 4940N 6635W to 5010N 6540W to Anticosti Island near 4925N 6335W. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4905N 6140W to 5000N 6000W to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Fifth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W to 5045N 5730W to 5100N 5710W then northward. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 December 2014

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Dec estimated from the Labrador coast near 5335N 5605W to 5215N 5230W to 5230N 5030W to 5700N 5300W to 6000N 5630W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Eastern Shore - eastern half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 25 December 2014

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 25 December 2014 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 972 mb located over central Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday low 965 mb located over northern Labrador.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight cold front located from Anticosti Island
to West Scotian Slope.
By 5:00 a.m. AST Friday cold front located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:48 PM AST 25 December 2014 A low pressure system over Central Quebec will move to lie over
Northern Quebec by this evening. A cold front associated with the low
is tracking across the marine district tonight. Gale force
southerlies will veer to strong to gale force westerlies in the wake
of the cold front by Friday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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