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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20 early this morning then to north 20 to 25 this evening. Wind veering to northeast 15 to 20 Monday morning.

Showers or flurries ending this morning.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 3 Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 21 January 2017
Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2017
Tuesday Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Thursday Wind southwest 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday

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

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4945N 5100W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Georges Bank to
Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located southeast of
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 984 mb located over the southeastern
United States.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Monday approaching low 988 mb located south of
Long Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:20 AM AST 22 January 2017 A trough of low pressure over the central district early this
Morning will move to lie southeast of the district this evening.
Generally moderate southwesterlies ahead of the trough increase
To generally strong northerlies behind it. Colder air over
northernmost waters will bring some freezing spray over Anticosti
tonight before the northerlies diminish somewhat early Monday
morning.

A low pressure system developing over the southeastern united
States this evening will move northeast to lie south of long
Island by Monday evening. Strong easterlies ahead of this low will
affect southwestern waters later on Monday. The easterlies will
likely reach gale force over most southern waters beyond the
Current forecast period on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Anticosti.

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