Issued 03:30 PM NST 31 January 2015
Tonight and Sunday
Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 early this evening then diminishing to southeast 20 late overnight. Wind veering to southwest 15 Sunday morning then increasing to southwest 25 Sunday afternoon. Wind veering to west 30 Sunday evening.
Periods of rain and fog patches overnight and Sunday morning. Flurries beginning Sunday evening.
Temperatures minus 2 to plus 2 rising to plus 3 this evening then falling to minus 2 Sunday evening.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5135N 5030W to 5505N 5240W to 5625N 5625W to 5800N 5730W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Ice free except 2 tenths of grey ice in a few small bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 31 January 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4740N 5245W to 5045N 4715W to 5200N 4715W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 31 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5157N 5556W to Newfoundland near 5135N 5550W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:30 PM NST 31 January 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 986 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday deepening low 983 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:30 PM NST 31 January 2015 A low pressure system over Nova Scotia will move northward across the
Gulf of St. Lawrence tonight and across Southeastern Labrador on
Sunday. Strong to gale force east to southeasterlies will continue to
spread across the marine district tonight ahead of this low.
Winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in the wake of
this system on Sunday.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au Port and Southwest Coast.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, Gulf - Port au
Port and the Southwest Coast.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western 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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