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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northeast 20 knots with gusts to 35 near Cape Race early this morning. Wind becoming east 15 to 20 this morning then veering to southeast 25 this afternoon and locally gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 near midnight. Wind southwest 20 Monday.

Rain this evening. Fog banks forming near noon and dissipating overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 January 2021

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon then building to 3 to 4 late overnight.

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 January 2021
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon then backing to west 35 to 45 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 25.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5220N 5340W
to 5540N 5525W to 5800N 5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 16 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5201N 5546W to 5145N 5400W to 5700N 5400W to 5935N 5620W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 984 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 986 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over western Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 17 January 2021 A low pressure system located east of the Grand Banks will continue
eastwards and move out to sea this morning. Strong to gale force
north to northwesterlies will diminish over eastern waters this
morning as the low departs.

Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure will approach from the west
today. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of
this trough and diminish to strong southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South Coast, Northern Grand Banks and
Southwestern Grand Banks.

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