Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 January 2015
Today Tonight and Friday
Wind northwest 20 knots veering to north 10 to 15 this afternoon then to northeast 20 near midnight. Wind backing to northwest 10 to 15 Friday evening.
Periods of snow beginning late overnight and ending Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures near plus 1.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst 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 free except 9 tenths of grey ice in some bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 28 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.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 p.m. NST today departing low 1004 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.
At 3:30 p.m. NST today approaching low located southeast of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:46 AM NST 29 January 2015 A low pressure system south of the marine district will move
northward towards the Avalon Peninsula tonight. 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 southerly winds develop south of this low Friday
before shifting to strong westerlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale a warning is in effect for the
Funk Island Bank.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, 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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