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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 January 2017

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind light except northwest 15 to 20 knots over eastern sections this morning. Wind becoming north 15 to 20 this afternoon then diminishing to north 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Flurries ending late this morning.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 5 overnight.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 21 January 2017
Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Sunday morning then building to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 January 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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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.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 970 mb located east of Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 970 mb located south of Greenland.

By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching ridge located over the

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:45 AM NST 22 January 2017 An intense low pressure system east of the Funk Island Bank will
track slowly northeastwards to lie south of Greenland by Monday.
Over eastern waters, gale to near storm force northwesterlies will
diminish to strong to gale force northwesterlies this morning in its
wake. These strong to gale force winds will persist over northern
waters into Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank,
Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks, and Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of
Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island

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