Issued 08:00 PM AST 30 January 2015
Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 after midnight then diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 late Saturday morning. Wind becoming variable 20 Saturday afternoon then increasing to northwest 35 Saturday evening.
Rain at times heavy beginning this evening with a risk of thunderstorms changing to showers Saturday morning. Flurries early Saturday evening. Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating late Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst 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.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 30 January 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5553W to Newfoundland near 5136N 5550W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
LaHave BankIssued 8:00 PM AST 30 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM AST 30 January 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the eastern Marine
By 8:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located over Newfoundland.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1000 mb located west of Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 990 mb located near Browns Bank.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 984 mb located near Southwestern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:49 PM AST 30 January 2015 A low pressure system west of Georges Bank will track slowly
northeastward tonight to lie south of Nova Scotia by Saturday
evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will spread across the
marine district ahead of the low before shifting to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake. Freezing spray will also develop
Saturday evening in the cold northwest winds over some northwestern
Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Fundy..Grand Manan and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern 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 - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern 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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