Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 January 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 40 knots diminishing to west 25 this afternoon and to northwest 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 25 Tuesday morning and to east 45 Tuesday afternoon.
A few flurries ending near midnight. Snow beginning near noon Tuesday and changing to ice pellets Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray ending near midnight. Freezing spray Tuesday morning.
Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero Tuesday evening.
Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W to Nova Scotia near 4510N 6445W. Sea ice north of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4800N 6050W to 4805N 6210W to 4850N 6100W to 4925N 6115W to 4935N 6000W to 5035N 5745W to Newfoundland near 4835N 5910W. Sea ice west and north and east 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 25 January 2015
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5045N 4845W to 5145N 4845W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 03:00 AM NST 26 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.
Southwest CoastIssued 03:00 AM NST 26 January 2015
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 3:00 AM NST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 945 mb located over southern Labrador
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing low 950 mb located east of
At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Labrador Sea.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located over northeastern Belle
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located from James Bay to Cape Cod.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over southern Newfoundland.
At 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching warm front located south of
the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:59 AM NST 26 January 2015 An intense low pressure system over the Southern Labrador Sea will
continue tracking northeastwards to lie east of the Labrador Sea by
this afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will diminish to
strong over most waters by this afternoon.
As the low departs a trough will develop over the Southern Labrador
Sea and swing across Belle Isle Bank tonight. Gale to storm force
west to northwesterlies will develop over northern waters near
On Tuesday, an approaching warm frontal trough will bring gale to
storm force easterlies to southern and Gulf waters by afternoon.
Winds will shift to gale force southwesterlies over southern waters
by Tuesday evening.
Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank - northeastern half. Gale warnings are in effect all
remaining waters except the Strait of Belle Isle.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except the South Coast, East Coast - Cape St.
Francis and south and the Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern 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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