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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 30 knots except north 35 over western sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 this morning and to northwest 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 25 overnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries overnight and Tuesday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning overnight.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 3 this afternoon becoming minus 8 to minus 3 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 January 2020
Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2020
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind north 15 knots increasing to north 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice in some bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4650N 6020W to 4710N
6015W 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

Open water except 3 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice in
some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2020

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 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 NST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located over the Southwest Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 988 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight approaching ridge located on a line
east-west over the Maritimes.

By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over northern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:00 AM NST 20 January 2020 A low pressure system located over Southwest Coast will cross Central
Newfoundland this morning to lie northeast of Belle Isle Bank by this
evening. Gale to storm force east to southeasterlies ahead of the low
will shift to strong to gale force west to northwesterlies in its
wake. Winds will shift to moderate to strong westerlies as the low
departs this evening.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
and the Southern Grand Banks.

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