Issued 08:00 PM AST 09 February 2016
Tonight and Wednesday
Wind northerly 15 to 20 knots backing to northwest 20 to 25 late overnight then to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Wednesday. Wind diminishing to light early Wednesday evening.
Chance of flurries this evening.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Over open water freezing spray overnight and Wednesday morning.
Temperatures minus 4 falling to minus 8 Wednesday morning.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4755N 5925W to 4825N
5935W to 4955N 5810W to 4920N 5945W to 4920N 6110W to 4850N 6110W to
4835N 6255W to 4705N 6310W to 4640N 6200W 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 4700N 6205W to 4650N 6140W to 4725N 6115W to Iles de la Madeleine
near 4735N 6125W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Open water except 8 tenths of grey ice including 2 tenths of
grey-white ice west of Cape Bear.
Warnings (In effect)
Northumberland StraitIssued 8:00 PM AST 09 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 8:00 PM AST 9 February 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight dissipating low 990 mb located over
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight deepening low 989 mb located south of
East Scotian Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 976 mb located north of the Avalon
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:51 PM AST 9 February 2016 A low pressure system over Newfoundland will continue to move
northeastward tonight. Gale force northeasterlies over northern gulf
of Saint Lawrence waters will persist tonight and diminish Wednesday
morning. Meanwhile another low pressure system will rapidly cross
slope waters tonight into Wednesday morning. Gale to storm force
winds will develop south of the track of the low with strong to gale
force westerlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan southeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope southeastern half..Banquereau..Laurentian Fan
northwestern half and Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern 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 - northwestern half
- East Scotian Slope - southeastern half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - northwestern half
- Laurentian Fan - southeastern half
- 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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