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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 23 January 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind north 15 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to east 15 Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to east 25 Tuesday evening with gusts to 40 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence.

Snow and freezing rain beginning Tuesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 23 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less near midnight then building to 1 to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 2017
Wednesday Wind east 40 knots diminishing to south 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Friday Wind southwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 8 tenths of grey ice along parts of the shore. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4655N 6045W to 4610N 6150W
to 4750N 6055W to 4720N 6330W to 4905N 6340W to 4840N 6150W to 5015N
5800W to 4830N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5905W. Sea ice north
and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths of grey ice along parts of the shore.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5030N 5615W to 4900N 5100W to 4900N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5734W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5659W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today deepening low 985 mb located near the East
Coast of the U.S.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday approaching low 988 mb located south of
Cape Cod.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:02 AM AST 23 January 2017 A low pressure system near mid-Atlantic coast of the United States
will move slowly northeast to lie south of Cape Cod by Tuesday
evening. Easterly gales ahead of the low are expected to develop over
Georges Bank this evening and will slowly spread northeast to reach
eastern shore and Sable by Tuesday evening. Beyond the current
forecast period, gales are likely to spread to most northern and
eastern waters on Wednesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, and
East Scotian Slope.

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