Southwestern Shore: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 27 November 2014 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 996 mb located east of
Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 988 mb located over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1012 mb located east of Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday low 994 mb located southeast of Laurentian
Fan.
 

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:53 AM AST 27 November 2014 An intensifying low pressure system east of Cape Cod is forecast to
track along the Atlantic coast of Nova Scotia today and lie over
Newfoundland this evening. Strong to gale force northeasterlies are
expected ahead of and north of the lows track while strong to gale
force southwesterlies are forecast to its south. In addition freezing
spray will develop over Anticosti this evening as temperatures fall
and strong northerly winds persist.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters. A freezing spray warning is in effect for Anticosti.

Outlook for the start up of the Southwest Nova lobster fishery:
Today..Wind northeast 30 to 40 knots becoming southwest 25 to 35
early this morning then veering to northwest 25 to 35 late this
morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 25 this afternoon and to
north 15 this evening. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this
morning and then subsiding to 3 to 4 this evening.

Friday..Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding
to 1 to 2 in the afternoon.

Saturday..Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 metres.