Issued 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Wind light increasing to southwest 15 knots near noon and to southwest 20 to 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 30 early this evening then veering to northwest 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northerly 15 Tuesday afternoon.
Flurries beginning this afternoon changing to showers or flurries early this evening and ending near midnight.
Temperatures minus 9 rising to plus 4 near midnight then falling to minus 2 Tuesday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4755N 6100W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4850N 6145W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 16 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday ridge located south of the Marine District.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located from Anticosti Island
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday trough located from Labrador Coast to
At 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:51 AM AST 16 January 2017 A trough of low pressure approaching from the northwest today will
cross the district tonight and Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force
southwesterly winds ahead of the trough will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, and Gulf-Magdalen. Freezing spray warnings
are in effect for eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait and all Gulf of St Lawrence waters.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- 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 - 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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