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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 January 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind south 30 knots with gusts to 40 along the coast. Wind diminishing to west 25 this afternoon with gusts to 35 along the coast this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight and to light Friday morning. Wind becoming south 15 Friday evening.

Flurries or showers ending this afternoon.

Risk of freezing spray tonight.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 4 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 January 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon and to 3 to 4 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 January 2019
Saturday Wind south 25 to 35 knots veering to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Monday Wind south 35 to 45 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2019 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except consolidated grey ice in a few bays. 

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Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2019 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4810N 5255W to 4830N 5245W
to 4945N 5320W to 5015N 5510W to 5045N 5250W to 5315N 5320W to 5400N
5205W to 5450N 5205W to 5650N 5710W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except consolidated grey ice in a few bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 17 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5205N 5542W to 5200N 5500W to 5400N 5145W to 5500N 5200W to
5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 January 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 997 mb located northeast
of Anticosti Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 982 mb located over southeastern
Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough from low located on a line
north-south over the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday departing trough from low located over
eastern Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:52 AM NST 17 January 2019 An intensifying low pressure system northeast of Anticosti Island
will track across Southeastern Labrador today before moving into the
Labrador Sea tonight. The low will continue eastwards away from the
district on Friday. An associated trough will track across
Newfoundland today and exit the district tonight. Strong to gale
force southerlies ahead of the low and trough will shift to strong to
gale force westerlies in their wake. Winds will diminish to moderate
to strong southwesterlies by Friday evening as the low departs.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Coast and the Southern Grand
Banks.

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