East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NDT 24 October 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NDT today low 996 mb located southwest of Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday low 993 mb located near Sable Island.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today trough from 996 mb low located on a line
east-west over the southern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday trough from 993 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the northern Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NDT today ridge located on a line east-west over Funk
Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NDT Saturday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.
 

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM NDT 24 October 2014 A low pressure system southwest of Nova Scotia will slowly track
northeastward to lie near Sable Island by overnight tonight. Strong
to gale force northeasterly winds will develop overnight over western
waters ahead of this feature.

Meanwhile, a trough extending from this low currently over the
Southern Grand Banks will slowly track north to lie over the Northern
Grand Banks tonight. Strong to gale force northeasterly winds will
develop Saturday ahead of this trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Funk Island Bank - southern half and Northern Grand Banks -
northern half.