Issued 03:30 PM NST 29 January 2015
Tonight and Friday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 15 knots veering to north 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to northeast 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 35 Friday morning then diminishing to west 30 Friday evening.
Snow and freezing rain beginning late overnight changing to rain near noon Friday and ending Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 3 overnight then rising to plus 2 Friday afternoon.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5035N 5000W to 5400N 5055W to 5545N 5515W 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 29 January 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 3:30 PM NST 29 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 3:30 PM NST 29 January 2015 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located east of the Marine District.
At 3:30 p.m. NST today low located southeast of the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday low 998 mb located over the South Coast
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:16 PM NST 29 January 2015 A low pressure system south of the marine district will move
northward towards Newfoundland tonight. The low will then either pass
over or just east of the Avalon Peninsula Friday afternoon. Strong to
gale force northeasterlies will develop north of the low tonight over
the Grand Banks and spread northwards through the eastern marine
district on Friday. Strong southerlies will develop east of the low
Friday before shifting to strong westerlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings is in effect for the
South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast - Cape St John and south and
the Funk Island Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, the Northeast Coast - north of
Cape St John and the Belle Isle Bank.
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 - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western 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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