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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 January 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to south 25 early this morning then diminishing to southwest 15 this afternoon. Wind veering to west 20 overnight then to north 15 Thursday afternoon. Wind veering to northeast 20 Thursday evening.

Rain and fog ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 January 2015
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 January 2015
Friday Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind west 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free except 2 tenths of grey ice in a few small bays. 

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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 Rivière-du-Loup Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo 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 27 January 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4915N 5330W to 5135N 4925W to 5430N 5115W to 5645N 5810W to 5800N 5800W then northward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except 2 tenths of grey ice in a few small bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2015

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 5030N 4800W to 5200N 4800W to 6000N 5800W. Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 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 3:00 AM NST 28 January 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over southern Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 999 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM NST 28 January 2015 A warm frontal trough, extending from an intense low pressure system
approaching the Maritimes, will move slowly northward across
Newfoundland today. Gale force east to northeasterly winds ahead of
this trough shift to strong to gale force southerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except the South Coast and the East Coast - Cape St. Francis
and south.

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

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