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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 24 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northerly 20 late this afternoon and to northwest 25 to 30 this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 35 after midnight then diminishing to north 25 Monday afternoon.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 24 January 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this morning then building to 2 this evening. Seas building to 3 to 4 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 January 2021
Tuesday Wind northerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northerly 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 8 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Map of St. Lawrence - St. Lawrence River marine weather areas West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Lake Nipissing - 45152 North Bay Airport Beauport Deschambault Île d'Orléans L'Assomption Trois-Rivières Airport Île aux-Grues Lac Saint-Pierre Montréal-Trudeau Int'l Airport Saint-Hubert Airport Lac Memphrémagog Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Saint-Anicet Baie-Comeau Airport Cap-Rouge Île Rouge Pointe de l'Islet Pointe Claveau Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat CFB Bagotville Jonquière Mistook Normandin Roberval Airport Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Brier Island Yarmouth Airport North Cape
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4625N 6105W to 4620N
6125W to 4600N 6150W to 4600N 6215W to Prince Edward Island near
4625N 6200W. Sea ice south and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4740N 6105W to 4745N 6135W to 4640N 6335W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N
6150W to 5025N 5825W to 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west, south, west and
north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5020N 5730W to 5015N
5745W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N 5910W. Sea ice east
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 8 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along
parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:16 PM EST 23 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5051N 5602W to 5050N 5325W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:00 AM AST 24 January 2021

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 986 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today low 990 mb located near Prince Edward Island.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located near East Scotian Slope.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Monday building ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:56 AM AST 24 January 2021 A low pressure system over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will continue to
move southward and weaken throughout the day. Winds over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence waters will increase to strong to gale force
northwesterlies behind the low.

Over southern waters, a departing trough will also leave strong to
gale force northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, LaHave Bank, West
Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Laurentian Fan, Gulf-Magdalen, and
Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy and Grand Manan.

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