Issued 08:00 PM AST 24 January 2015
Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northeast 30 to 35 late this evening then backing to northwest 35 near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 30 early Sunday morning then veering to northwest 25 late Sunday afternoon.
Rain or snow changing to snow after midnight and ending early Sunday morning.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray beginning Sunday evening.
Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 6 Sunday evening.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst 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 free except 5 tenths of grey ice in bays of the eastern section.
Warnings (In effect)
FundyIssued 8:00 PM AST 24 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.
FundyIssued 8:00 PM AST 24 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM AST 24 January 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight deepening low 975 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday deepening low 954 mb located east of the
Gulf of St. Lawrence.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday departing low 944 mb located northeast
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:46 PM AST 24 January 2015 An intensifying low pressure system southwest of Nova Scotia will
cross the Bay of Fundy tonight to lie east of the Gulf of St.
Lawrence Sunday morning. Gale to storm force southerlies are forecast
ahead of system followed by gale to storm force westerlies in its
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
All waters except Fundy..Grand Manan..Lurcher and Browns Bank where
gale warnings are in effect.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..Cabot
Strait and all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.
Higher than normal water levels with high waves and rough pounding
surf are expected to develop along Atlantic coastal waters of Nova
Scotia tonight. High water level warnings are in effect for those
In addition 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 Sunday morning.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western 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 - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western 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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