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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 January 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots backing to west 20 to 25 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 Monday evening.

A few flurries ending this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Monday evening.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 7 Monday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 21 January 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon and to southeast 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 35 knots.
Thursday Wind westerly 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 2 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 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

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

Open water except 2 tenths new ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 January 2018

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 10:00 AM AST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 980 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over western Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary low 979 mb located
northeast of Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:55 AM AST 21 January 2018 A combination of two low pressure systems northeast of Newfoundland
and Labrador respectively will maintain strong to gale force
northwesterlies over most northern waters today and Monday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
northern half of Banquereau, Cabot Strait, northeastern half of
Gulf-Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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

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