Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 January 2015
Tonight and Thursday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southwest 15 knots early this evening and to southwest 20 to 25 late this evening. Wind increasing to westerly 25 to 35 late overnight then becoming northwest 25 early Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late Thursday morning then veering to northeast 15 to 20 Thursday evening.
Chance of flurries late this afternoon and this evening.
Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 4 Thursday morning.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6000W to 4800N 6130W to 4930N 6130W 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.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 28 January 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
FourchuIssued 3:30 PM AST 28 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 3:30 PM AST 28 January 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 998 mb located over Southwestern Shore.
By 3:30 a.m. AST Thursday low 1003 mb located northeast of
At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over New England.
By 10:00 p.m. AST Thursday ridge located from Labrador to Georges
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:20 PM AST 28 January 2015 An area of low pressure tracking along the Atlantic coast of Nova
Scotia will reach Western Newfoundland tonight. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies south of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northerlies in its wake. Winds will diminish on Thursday as an
Area of high pressure builds into the district.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwestern shore..LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore..
Sable..Fourchu..Gulf-Magdalen northwestern half and Anticosti
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..
Northumberland Strait eastern half..Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern 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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