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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 January 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25 late overnight and to northwest 15 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to light Saturday afternoon.

Snow Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending near noon Saturday.

Temperatures near minus 9.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 17 January 2020
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 1 or less Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 January 2020
Sunday Wind southeast 35 knots becoming west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4610N 6000W to 4700N
6000W to 4840N 6150W to 5035N 5750W to 4750N 5950W to 4725N 5920W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice west then east then north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Grand Manan

Issued 3:30 PM AST 17 January 2020

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Grand Manan

Issued 3:30 PM AST 17 January 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 17 January 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today intensifying low 961 mb located over the
southwestern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 958 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday ridge located from Quebec to West
Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:16 PM AST 17 January 2020 An intensifying low pressure system over Southwestern Grand Banks
will move to lie northeast of Newfoundland by Saturday morning and
continue to out to sea later on Saturday. Gale to hurricane force
northerlies can be expected in the wake of the low. Diminishing winds
are expected on Saturday as a ridge of high pressure builds in from
the west.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Storm warnings are in
effect for eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, and
Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining regions.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except Georges
Bank.

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