Eastern Shore - eastern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 January 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this evening and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 near noon Tuesday and to southeast 35 Tuesday evening.

Snow beginning Tuesday morning changing to periods of rain and fog patches Tuesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Risk of freezing spray this evening.

Low tonight minus 5. High Tuesday plus 4.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 22 January 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 1 or less Tuesday morning. Seas building to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon and to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 January 2018
Wednesday Wind southwest 45 knots diminishing to southwest 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:51 PM EST 22 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5320N 5550W to 5330N 5130W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Eastern Shore - eastern half

Issued 3:30 PM AST 22 January 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 22 January 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located from James Bay to East
Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 995 mb located southwest of the Great
Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday low 992 mb located over southwestern
Quebec.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 967 mb located east of
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM AST 22 January 2018 Strong to gale force west to northwesterly winds in the wake of a low
pressure system east of Labrador will gradually diminish this evening
as the low pulls further away and a ridge of high pressure builds in
from the west.

A second low pressure system near the Great Lakes Tuesday morning
will track eastward towards the region. Strong to gale force
southerlies will spread across most of the district on Tuesday ahead
of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy, southern half of Banquereau, and Laurentian Fan.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fourchu, northern half of
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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