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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 January 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 35 knots with gusts to 45 backing to west 35 this morning then diminishing to west 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to north 25 overnight. Wind backing to west 25 near noon Saturday.

Snow ending this morning. Periods of snow overnight and Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 January 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 this evening then building to 4 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 January 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.
Tuesday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday 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 21 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5130N 5430W
to 5220N 5340W to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5730W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:15 PM EST 21 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5049N 5604W to 5105N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 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

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 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 3:00 AM NST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 978 mb located over the northern
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 987 mb located over southern Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 998 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday deepening low 987 mb located over the
southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 22 January 2021 A low pressure system over Northern Grand Banks will move
northwestward to lie over Southern Belle Isle Bank overnight then
over the Quebec Lower North Shore on Saturday. Gale force east to
northeasterly winds ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm
force west to northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will gradually
diminish over southern waters behind the low today.

A second low developing south of Nova Scotia this morning will cross
the Southern Grand Banks overnight then move to lie over Funk Island
Bank Saturday evening. Strong to gale force southeasterly to
northeasterly winds will develop over southern and eastern most
waters ahead of the low then shift to strong to gale force westerlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle
Isle, South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank and the Southern Grand Banks.

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