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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 January 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly 20 knots veering to southeast 20 this evening then increasing to southeasterly 25 to 30 late overnight. Wind increasing to southerly 35 Tuesday evening.

A few flurries or showers ending this evening. Snow and rain beginning late overnight and changing to periods of rain early Tuesday morning. Fog patches forming near noon Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 22 January 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 January 2018
Wednesday Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to west 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

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Issued 3:30 PM AST 22 January 2018

'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 3:30 PM AST 22 January 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located from James Bay to East
Scotian Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 995 mb located southwest of the Great
Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday low 992 mb located over southwestern
Quebec.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 967 mb located east of
Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM AST 22 January 2018 Strong to gale force west to northwesterly winds in the wake of a low
pressure system east of Labrador will gradually diminish this evening
as the low pulls further away and a ridge of high pressure builds in
from the west.

A second low pressure system near the Great Lakes Tuesday morning
will track eastward towards the region. Strong to gale force
southerlies will spread across most of the district on Tuesday ahead
of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy, southern half of Banquereau, and Laurentian Fan.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fourchu, northern half of
Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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