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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 25 January 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 40 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late overnight and to northwest 15 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to light Monday afternoon.

Chance of showers or flurries this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray overnight and Monday morning.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 8 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 25 January 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 7 to 9 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 this afternoon and to 4 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 January 2015
Tuesday Wind east 50 knots diminishing to southerly 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southwest 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W to Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4800N 6050W to 4805N 6220W to 4855N 6105W to 4930N 6120W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4835N 5910W. Sea ice west and north and east 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.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 24 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5100N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 10:00 AM AST 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 10:00 AM AST 25 January 2015

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:00 AM AST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 956 mb located east of the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 950 mb located north of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 945 mb located northeast
of Labrador.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located over Ontario.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM AST 25 January 2015 An intense low pressure system just east of the marine district will
continue to pull away today. Gale to storm force westerlies in the
wake of the low will gradually diminish from south to north today and
tonight.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-northwestern half..Cabot Strait..Gulf-Magdalen-eastern
Half and Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for Georges Bank..
LaHave Bank..West Scotian Slope..Eastern shore..Sable..East Scotian
Slope..Fourchu..Banquereau-southeastern half..Laurentian Fan..
Northumberland Strait..Gulf-Magdalen-western half and Chaleur-Miscou.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..Eastern
Shore..Fourchu..Banquereau - northwestern half..Cabot Strait..
Northumberland Strait - eastern half..Gulf-Magdalen - eastern half
and Anticosti.

Higher than normal water levels and rough pounding surf can be
expected along the coast of Western Cape Breton and the gulf-facing
coast of Eastern Prince Edward Island until early this afternoon.

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