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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 23 January 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 25 near midnight then diminishing to northerly 15 near noon Friday. Wind diminishing to light early Friday evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray Friday morning.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 6 Friday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 23 January 2020
Tonight and Friday. Over open water seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 23 January 2020
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to easterly 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind easterly 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2020 Today Tonight and Friday 3 tenths new ice including a trace of grey-white ice except 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme northwestern section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4525N 6415W to Nova
Scotia near 4515N 6400W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4435N 6330W to 4420N
6245W to 4555N 5920W to 4845N 6135W to 4955N 5820W to 4750N 5950W to
4725N 5915W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5510W. Sea ice west then east
then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

3 tenths new ice including a trace of grey-white ice except 9 tenths
of grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme
northwestern section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 8:00 PM AST 23 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 8:00 PM AST 23 January 2020 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
east-west over the southern Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located over the St. Lawrence River.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday weakening trough located over the central
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight high 1036 mb located over James Bay.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday high 1036 mb located over the Gaspe
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:40 PM AST 23 January 2020 Strong winds and cold air will combine to give freezing spray to some
Gulf waters tonight and Friday.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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