Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 29 January 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind northerly 20 knots diminishing to north 15 near noon and to light this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 15 Friday morning and to southeast 15 to 20 near noon Friday. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 Friday afternoon then backing to easterly 25 Friday evening.

Chance of flurries early this morning. Periods of rain beginning Friday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 6 Friday evening.


Issued 05:00 PM AST 28 January 2015
Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 29 January 2015
Saturday Wind northeast 25 knots increasing to northwest 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots increasing to easterly 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6000W to 4800N 6130W to 4930N 6130W 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.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over New England extending
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday ridge from high located over Labrador
extending southwestward.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 1008 mb located south of West Scotian
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday low 1005 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Friday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:57 AM AST 29 January 2015 Moderate to strong west to northwesterly winds across the district
will gradually diminish today as an area of high pressure builds
Over the Maritimes.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
Effect for Northumberland Strait eastern half..Gulf-Magdalen and

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