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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 29 January 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 20 to 25 knots backing to northwest 25 to 30 this evening then increasing to northwest 35 to 45 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 Thursday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening.

Low tonight minus 9. High Thursday minus 3.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 29 January 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 29 January 2020
Friday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots backing to northeast 45.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 29 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 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 29 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4435N 6330W to 4420N 6245W
to 4555N 5930W to 4745N 6040W to 4805N 6010W to 4935N 6145W to 4945N
5810W to 4830N 5920W to 4725N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4710N
5525W. Sea ice west then north then east then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 29 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5300N 5300W to 5500N 5300W to 5700N 5545W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Eastern Shore

Issued 3:30 PM AST 29 January 2020

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Eastern Shore

Issued 3:30 PM AST 29 January 2020

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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 29 January 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying trough located over
southwestern Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday low 1003 mb located south of Laurentian
Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight high 1030 mb located over Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday high 1028 mb located over New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 PM AST 29 January 2020 A trough of low pressure will develop over Southwestern Newfoundland
this evening and intensify as it sweeps southward to lie south of
Laurentian Fan by Thursday afternoon. Gale force northerly winds
Will develop behind this system. For eastern shore, Sable and
East Scotian Slope marine regions, these gales will be confined
To central sections.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Laurentian Fan - western
half, Northumberland Strait - eastern half and
Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are
In effect for all waters except Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Banquereau and Laurentian Fan.

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