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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 January 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 35 knots backing to northwest 35 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 25 to 30 Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday evening.

Flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water severe freezing spray.

Temperatures near minus 16.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 17 January 2020

Anticosti - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon then subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Anticosti - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning and to 4 to 6 near noon. Seas subsiding to 3 to 4 Saturday morning and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 17 January 2020
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 7 tenths new ice along the coast and 8 tenths grey ice including a trace of grey-white ice in the southwestern section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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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

Open water except 7 tenths new ice along the coast and 8 tenths grey
ice including a trace of grey-white ice in the southwestern section.

 

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)

Gale warning in effect

Anticosti

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 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

Anticosti

Issued 10:00 AM AST 17 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 10:00 AM AST 17 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 965 mb located over
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 955 mb located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday ridge located from Quebec to West
Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:58 AM AST 17 January 2020 An intensifying low pressure system over Laurentian Fan will move to
lie over the Grand Banks this evening, before turning northward to
lie northeast of Newfoundland by Saturday morning. Gale to hurricane
force northerlies can be expected in the wake of the low. Diminishing
winds are expected on Saturday as a ridge of high pressure builds in
from the west.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force warnings are in
effect for Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Storm warnings are in
effect for West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu, and Cabot Strait. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining regions.

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

High waves and storm surge may affect the Southern Gulf of St.
Lawrence and Cape Breton Island today. This may cause some minor
coastal flooding and overwash on north to northeast facing shorelines
during the high tides starting near noon and ending this afternoon.

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