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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 January 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to west 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to west 25 early Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries Tuesday.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray Tuesday morning and afternoon.

Temperatures minus 5 becoming minus 10 to minus 5 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 January 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM 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 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 20 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 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

Southwest Coast

Issued 3:30 PM 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 3:30 PM NST 20 January 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 990 mb located over eastern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:30 a.m. NST Tuesday low 986 mb located east of Labrador Sea.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located south of the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
the southern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:18 PM NST 20 January 2020 A low pressure system located over the Belle Isle Bank will move to
lie east of the Labrador Sea on Tuesday. Strong to gale force
northwesterlies are expected in the wake of the low.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for the
Belle Isle Bank.

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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