Southwestern Shore

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 January 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to east 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to east 25 to 30 late this evening and to east 45 after midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 60 Tuesday morning then diminishing to northeast 25 Tuesday evening.

Snow at times heavy beginning near midnight changing to ice pellets Tuesday morning then to showers Tuesday afternoon. Fog patches forming Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this morning.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 5 Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 26 January 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 late this morning then building to 3 to 4 late this evening. Seas building to 7 to 9 late overnight then subsiding to 6 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 January 2015
Wednesday Wind northeasterly 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind light increasing to southerly 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First 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 Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwestern Shore

Issued 03:00 AM AST 26 January 2015

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Southwestern Shore

Issued 03:00 AM AST 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 947 mb located over Labrador
Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over southern Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday deepening low located south of Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday low 979 mb located southwest of Browns
Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM AST 26 January 2015 An intense low pressure system over the Labrador Sea will continue to
track northeastward today. Strong to gale force westerlies in the
wake of the low will gradually diminish through the day.

Another deep area of low pressure will move into the region overnight
Monday and into Tuesday bringing storm force easterly or
northeasterly winds to most of the district Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Anticosti where a gale warning is in effect.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy..Grand Manan..
Lurcher..Southwestern shore..Eastern shore..Fourchu..Banquereau -
Northern half..Cabot Strait..Northumberland Strait..Gulf-Magdalen and
Anticosti.

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