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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 18 January 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind north 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light near noon then increasing to south 15 to 20 near noon Thursday.

A few flurries beginning Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 8 rising to minus 2 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 18 January 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Outside the ice edge seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning and to 1 or less this afternoon. Seas building to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 18 January 2017
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey ice along the Quebec coast. 

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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 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

Open water except 9 tenths of new ice including 4 tenths of grey ice
along the Quebec coast.

 

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.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 18 January 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 994 mb located southeast of
the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today high 1031 mb located south of Labrador.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday high 1024 mb located over Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:44 AM NST 18 January 2017 A low pressure system southeast of the Grand Banks will continue to
depart today. Strong to gale force north to northwesterlies are
forecast in the wake of this feature. Winds will gradually diminish
today as the low moves away.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast - Ramea and east, South Coast - west of Cape St.
Mary's, Northeast Coast, and the Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast
and Belle Isle Bank.

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