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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 overnight and to light Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries ending this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray today and tonight.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to zero Tuesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 January 2017
Tonight and Monday Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 22 January 2017
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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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 22 January 2017 Today Tonight and Monday

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 22 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5040N 5615W to 4930N 5100W to 4945N 4830W to 5200N 4830W to 5300N
4930W to 5700N 5300W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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 3:00 AM NST 23 January 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary low 969 mb located southeast
of Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 998 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 996 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today quasi-stationary ridge located from Quebec
to Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:51 AM NST 23 January 2017 An intense low pressure system will remain southeast of Greenland
while a ridge of high pressure stalls west of the district. Strong to
gale force northwesterlies will persist over northeasternmost waters
through the forecast period between these features.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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

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