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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 January 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind north 25 knots diminishing to north 15 to 20 near noon then veering to northeasterly 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northeast 20 this evening then veering to east 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to east 30 Thursday afternoon.

A few showers beginning Thursday evening.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 7 Thursday evening.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 18 January 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 late this morning then building to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 January 2017
Friday Wind northeast 25 knots backing to north 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday

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 18 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 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 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Labrador to New Brunswick
then to East Scotian Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday ridge located over Newfoundland extending

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:41 AM AST 18 January 2017 A ridge of high pressure over the Maritimes will slowly push eastward
today. Strong to gale force northerlies ahead of the ridge will
diminish in its vicinity. A deepening low will approach from the
Eastern Seaboard to lie south of Georges Bank this evening. The low
will then track slowly eastward. 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 and

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