Southwestern Shore

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 January 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to north 10 to 15 early this evening then veering to east 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to east 20 to 25 near noon Wednesday and to east 25 to 30 Wednesday evening.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 17 January 2017
Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 January 2017
Thursday Wind east 25 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind north 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 17 January 2017

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5100N 5600W to 5030N 4900W to 5200N 4900W to 5300N 5000W to 5700N
5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5128N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5118N 5640W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 17 January 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough located east of
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 1010 mb located southwest of
Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 1002 mb located south of Georges
Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located from Quebec to the Gulf
of Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM AST 17 January 2017 A trough of low pressure just east of forecast waters will move away
this afternoon. Strong to gale force northwesterlies over eastern
waters will gradually diminish by Wednesday morning as a ridge builds
in. On Wednesday morning a deepening low will approach from the
Eastern Seaboard to lie south of Georges Bank in the evening.
This will give strong to gale force easterlies to southwestern
waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank-southern half, West Scotian Slope-southern half,
Banquereau and Cabot Strait. Freezing spray warnings are in effect
for eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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