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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 19 January 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 late overnight except north 35 over western sections. Wind becoming northwest 25 Monday morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.

Snow this evening. Rain near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures plus 3 falling to minus 3 Monday morning.

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 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2020
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

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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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 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 8:00 PM NST 19 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 19 January 2020 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 987 mb located northeast of Cape
Breton Island.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday low 986 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
the Strait of Belle Isle.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing ridge located on a line east-west
over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:00 PM NST 19 January 2020 A low pressure system located just northeast of Cape Breton will
cross Central Newfoundland tonight to lie over Belle Isle Bank Monday
afternoon. Gale to storm force east to southeasterlies ahead of the
low tonight 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 on Monday.

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 the Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast Coast,
and Belle Isle Bank.

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