Issued 10:00 AM AST 06 February 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday
Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 late overnight. Wind veering to northwest 25 Sunday afternoon.
A few flurries beginning late overnight and ending Sunday evening.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray beginning Sunday evening.
Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 1 Sunday afternoon then falling to minus 5 Sunday evening.
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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.
7 tenths of new ice including 2 tenths of grey ice except 9 plus
tenths of grey ice including 3 tenths of grey-white ice along the
coast of Prince Edward Island.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland StraitIssued 10:00 AM AST 06 February 2016
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 10:00 AM AST 6 February 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over New England.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 1016 mb located over James Bay.
By 11:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing low 1004 mb located near
At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 978 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:57 AM AST 6 February 2016 A low pressure centre east of Newfoundland at forecast time will
continue to move eastward today. Gale to storm force northwesterlies
in the wake of the low gradually diminish to strong further from the
low. Meanwhile a low pressure centre over James Bay this morning
will pass to the north of the Gulf of St Lawrence on Sunday. A cold
front will trail this system. Strong to gale force southwesterlies
ahead of the front veer to strong to gale force northwesterlies
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Banquereau and Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are in effect for eastern
Shore..Sable..East Scotian Slope..Fourchu..Laurentian Fan..Gulf
Magdalen..Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are 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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