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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 January 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming light this evening then becoming northeast 10 to 15 Saturday morning.

Flurries. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Temperatures minus 4 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 January 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 January 2017
Sunday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to north 25 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 20 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N 4930W to 5700N
5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5125N 5735W to Newfoundland near 5100N 5700W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 20 January 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over Funk
Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located north of Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 982 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday low 968 mb located over the eastern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 PM NST 20 January 2017 An intensifying low pressure system south of the Grand Banks will
continue along the southeast edge of the marine district tonight and
Saturday. Gale to storm force northeasterlies will spread over
eastern waters ahead of the low tonight and shift to gale to storm
force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south and the Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Strait of
Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Northeast Coast - north of Cape St.
John.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle and Northeast Coast.

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