Southwestern Shore

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 20 January 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Wind north 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight then becoming southwest 15 early Saturday evening.

Showers beginning Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 20 January 2017
Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 20 January 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots veering to northeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon then increasing to northeast 25 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind northeast 25 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind east 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

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

Ice free.

 

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 8:00 PM AST 20 January 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 975 mb located over the
southern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Saturday low 969 mb located east of the Grand
Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over the
western Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM AST 20 January 2017 An intensifying low pressure system over the Southern Grand Banks
will continue to track northeast tonight and Saturday morning. Strong
northeasterlies over eastern waters will increase to gale force
northerlies this evening with a possibility of reaching storm force
overnight. Winds will diminish Saturday afternoon as the low moves
away from Newfoundland.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-eastern half and Laurentian Fan.

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