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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 January 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 30 knots backing to southwest 20 to 25 this afternoon then veering to northwest 20 to 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers tonight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 18 January 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 January 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots veering to northerly 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to west 15.
Friday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northeast 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 2021 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 17 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5151N 5607W to 5145N 5400W to 5700N 5400W to 5935N 5620W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 18 January 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 981 mb located north of Anticosti
Island.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing low 984 mb located north of
Labrador.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today cold front located from the Gaspe Peninsula
to Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Tuesday cold front located southeast of the
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight intensifying low 998 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing low 986 mb located over the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:37 AM AST 18 January 2021 A low pressure system north of Anticosti Island will move
Northward to lie over Western Labrador this afternoon. The low will
continue northward tonight. Strong to gale force west to
southwesterlies will slowly diminish today as the low pulls away.

A cold front will move southeastward across the district from the
northwest tonight and Tuesday. Winds will veer to strong
northwesterlies behind the cold front. Colder air in the wake of the
cold front will give freezing spray to the Gulf of St. Lawrence
waters on Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau - northwestern half, Cabot Strait,
Gulf Magdalen, and Anticosti.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for the waters of the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

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