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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 January 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind northwest 20 knots veering to north 10 to 15 this afternoon then to northeast 20 near midnight. Wind backing to northwest 10 to 15 Friday evening.

Periods of snow beginning late overnight and ending Friday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 January 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 January 2015
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to east 35 to 45 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 25 to 35.
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free except 9 tenths of grey ice in some bays. 

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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 Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4500N 6510W to New Brunswick near 4530N 6510W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4700N 6025W to 4720N 6030W to 4830N 6220W to 4900N 6130W to 4930N 6130W to 4930N 6000W to 5030N 5740W to Newfoundland near 4840N 5900W. Sea ice west and north of the ice edge. Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4805N 5900W to Newfoundland near 4830N 5900W. Sea ice east of the ice edge. Fourth ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4720N 5520W Newfoundland near 4730N 5650W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 9 tenths of grey ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 29 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 5000N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast near 5200N 5600W to Newfoundland near 5130N 5600W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 p.m. NST today departing low 1004 mb located northeast of
Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today approaching low located southeast of the
Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM NST 29 January 2015 A low pressure system south of the marine district will move
northward towards the Avalon Peninsula tonight. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies will develop north of the low tonight over the Grand
Banks and spread northwards through the eastern marine district on
Friday. Strong southerly winds develop south of this low Friday
before shifting to strong westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale a warning is in effect for the
Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, the Northeast Coast
north of Cape St John and the Belle Isle Bank.

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