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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 16 January 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind north 45 to 55 knots diminishing to north 35 this afternoon and to northeast 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to east 10 to 15 Sunday morning then veering to southeast 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Sunday evening.

Snow or rain this morning. Rain and fog banks Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 January 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 this evening and to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 January 2021
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to north 40 to 50.
Wednesday Wind west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5220N 5340W
to 5540N 5525W to 5800N 5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:36 PM EST 15 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5201N 5546W 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

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 10:00 AM NST 16 January 2021

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 NST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 972 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 986 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching trough located over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NST 16 January 2021 An intense low pressure system just southeast of the Grand Banks will
track eastwards to lie east of the Grand Banks Sunday morning. Strong
to gale force northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to
storm force north to northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will briefly
diminish on Sunday as the low departs.

Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure will approach from the west on
Sunday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop over
southwestern waters ahead of this trough.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Northern Grand Banks -
western half, Southeastern Grand Banks - western half, and
Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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