Issued 03:00 AM AST 07 February 2016
Today Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 knots veering to west 15 to 20 this afternoon then to northerly 15 early this evening. Wind veering to northeast 20 near midnight then increasing to northeast 30 Monday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 45 near noon Monday.
Periods of rain ending this afternoon. Snow beginning near noon Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures plus 4 falling to minus 4 overnight.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 5015N 5805W to 4925N 6115W to 4855N 6110W to 4835N 6255W to
4700N 6330W to 4635N 6155W to Nova Scotia near 4605N 6130W. Sea ice
north and west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Iles de la Madeleine near 4710N 6200W
to 4655N 6135W to 4730N 6110W to Iles de la Madeleine near 4735N
6125W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Warnings (In effect)
FundyIssued 03:00 AM AST 07 February 2016
'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 3:00 AM AST 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Quebec.
By 5:00 p.m. AST today departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Breton Island.
At midnight AST tonight low 981 mb located off Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight deepening low 973 mb located near
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:45 AM AST 7 February 2016 A cold front over Quebec at forecast time will pass through the Gulf
of St Lawrence this afternoon to lie over Banquereau this evening.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies ahead of the front veer to
strong to gale force northwesterlies behind it.
A low pressure centre is forming off the Florida coast this morning.
The low will develop into a major storm as it moves up the Eastern
Seaboard to lie over Georges Bank Monday evening. Storm force
northeasterlies are forecast ahead of the storm.
Mariners with harbour assets are advised that we are entering
A period of spring tides. A combination of pounding surf at
Monday's high tide will result in higher than normal water
Levels along the south shore of Nova Scotia. Consult tide tables.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are posted for all
Waters except Bay of Fundy waters..Gulf of St Lawrence waters..Cabot
Strait and Fourchu where gale warnings are in effect.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings remain
in effect for Cabot Strait and all of the Gulf of St Lawrence waters.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- 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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