Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 January 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this afternoon and to light early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 early Friday morning and to south 20 to 25 near noon Friday.

Flurries or showers beginning Friday morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending this afternoon.

Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 4 Friday evening.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 17 January 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon and to 1 or less this evening. Seas building to 1 to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to north 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots veering to south 45 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 3 tenths new ice in some bays. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4550N 5910W to 4740N 6030W to 4755N 6210W to 4900N 6335W to
4845N 6115W to 4930N 6150W to 4920N 5950W to 5000N 5800W to 4825N
5935W to Newfoundland near 4805N 5910W.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 3 tenths new ice in some bays.


Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect


Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 January 2019

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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 January 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located from Labrador to Banquereau.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located east of the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today high 1032 mb located over New England.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday high 1030 mb located over Banquereau.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Friday approaching trough located west of the
Marine District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:46 AM AST 17 January 2019 A trough of low pressure currently near Labrador will continue to
bring strong to gale force northwesterlies through the day today as
well as a very cold airmass prompting widespread freezing spray over
all but extreme southern waters.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern
shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot
Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen and Anticosti.

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