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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 31 January 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 40 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 Sunday morning.

Periods of snow ending after midnight. A few flurries beginning late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray.

Temperatures minus 5 falling to minus 10 Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 31 January 2015
Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 31 January 2015
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon then increasing to northeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southwest 20 to 25 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free except 6 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice in bays of the eastern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4725N 6020W to 4825N 6150W to 4855N 6115W to 4930N 6120W 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.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 6 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice in bays of the eastern section.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

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Issued 8:00 PM AST 31 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

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Issued 8:00 PM AST 31 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 8:00 PM AST 31 January 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 986 mb located over the eastern
Maritimes.
By 8:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 986 mb located over the northern Gulf
of St. Lawrence.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday departing low 977 mb located over Labrador
Coast.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday ridge located west of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM AST 31 January 2015 A low pressure system over the eastern Maritimes will drift
northeastward tonight to lie over the Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence
by Sunday morning and the Labrador coast Sunday evening. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low shift to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake.

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

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except georges
Bank..West Scotian Slope..East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan.

Marine interests are also advised that higher than normal water
levels are expected at the high tide this evening in the Gulf of St.
Lawrence.

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