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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 17 January 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 30 knots with gusts to 40 in Chedabucto Bay. Wind diminishing to north 20 to 25 near midnight and to northeast 15 Wednesday morning. Wind veering to east 15 to 20 early Wednesday evening.

A few flurries ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending Wednesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 3.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 17 January 2017
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 January 2017
Thursday Wind east 15 to 20 knots backing to northeast 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind north 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 17 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5030N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 8:00 PM AST 17 January 2017

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 8:00 PM AST 17 January 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located east of
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 1010 mb located southwest of
Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 1002 mb located south of Georges
Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located from Quebec to the Gulf
of Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:43 PM AST 17 January 2017 A trough of low pressure just east of Newfoundland will move away
this evening. Strong to gale force northwesterlies over eastern
waters will gradually diminish by Wednesday morning as a ridge builds
in. On Wednesday morning a deepening low will approach from the
Eastern Seaboard to lie south of Georges Bank in the evening.
This will give strong to gale force easterlies to southwestern
waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank-southern half, West Scotian Slope-southern half,
Banquereau and Cabot Strait. Freezing spray warnings are in effect
for eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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