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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind south 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 10 to 15 late overnight.

Flurries.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 January 2017
Today Tonight and Friday Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 or less Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2017
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind north 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey ice along the Quebec coast except 9 tenths of grey ice in northeastern section. 

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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 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday

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 9 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey ice
along the Quebec coast except 9 tenths of grey ice in northeastern
section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 5013N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5657N
5400W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today high 1022 mb located over western
Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Friday ridge located on a line east-west over
Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching low 984 mb located southwest
of the Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:42 AM NST 19 January 2017 An intensifying low pressure system south of the Maritimes will move
to lie just south of the Grand Banks late Friday. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies will develop over southern waters overnight and
Friday as the low approaches.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
South Coast, East Coast Cape St. Francis and south and the Grand
Banks.

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