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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 16 January 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to southeast 10 to 15 late Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Wednesday evening.

A few flurries ending late this evening. Periods of snow beginning Wednesday afternoon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in snow.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 16 January 2018
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight then building to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 16 January 2018
Thursday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 4 tenths new ice in some bays. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Tail of the Bank - 44140 Nickerson Bank - 44251 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Miscou Island 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 Wreckhouse Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Eskasoni (First Nations) Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4520N 6100W to 4555N
5935W to 4645N 5955W to 4725N 5910W to 4805N 6155W to 4840N 6145W.
Sea ice south of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4840N 6145W to 4910N 6125W to 4945N
6155W to 4950N 5840W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N
5915W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

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

Ice Coverage

Open water except 4 tenths new ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 16 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5430N 5300W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 16 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located from Labrador to the Gulf
of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday ridge located from Labrador to the
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Wednesday low 1018 mb located over Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday low 1010 mb located over the northern
Gulf of Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:53 PM AST 16 January 2018 A low pressure system will develop along the New England coast on
Wednesday and then move over the Bay of Fundy Wednesday night.
Strong southeasterlies will spread over western waters Wednesday
afternoon and reach eastern waters Wednesday night. Winds could
Reach gale force over marine regions adjacent to Nova Scotia.

There are no warnings in effect at this time.

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