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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 January 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 early this morning and to northwest 20 to 25 near noon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early this evening and to light near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 Sunday morning and to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Sunday. Wind becoming westerly 25 Sunday evening.

Flurries ending this afternoon. Snow beginning overnight and becoming rain or snow near noon Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Severe freezing spray becoming moderate this morning and ending near midnight.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to plus 7 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 18 January 2020

Sable - eastern half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 near noon and to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight then building to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Sable - western half

Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 or less late overnight then building to 2 to 3 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 January 2020
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots veering to northerly 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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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 17 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4610N 6000W to 4700N
6000W to 4840N 6150W to 5035N 5750W to 4750N 5950W to 4725N 5920W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice west then east then north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5226N 5538W to 5345N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Sable

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 January 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Sable

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 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 3:00 AM AST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 955 mb located east of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 1007 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday low 994 mb located near Fourchu.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:39 AM AST 18 January 2020 Gale to storm force northerly winds over eastern waters in the wake
of an intense low pressure system east of Newfoundland will gradually
diminish throughout the day as the disturbance moves northeastward
away from the district.

A second low will develop near Cape Cod overnight tonight and track
near the Atlantic Coast of Mainland Nova Scotia on Sunday to lie near
Fourchu Sunday evening. Strong to gale force southerly winds are
forecast ahead of the low while strong to gale force easterlies are
expected north of it.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan, and Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank, Georges Bank, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf Magdalen and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for all waters except Georges
Bank.

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