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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 27 January 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 35 near noon then diminishing to southwest 20 this evening. Wind veering to west 10 to 15 late overnight except northeast 20 over northern sections Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Rain and fog patches ending this evening. Flurries Tuesday late in the day.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 January 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 near noon then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 27 January 2020
Wednesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind north 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water. 

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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 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5030N 5235W to 5505N 5215W to 5625N 5555W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5330N 5245W to 5500N 5306W to 5700N 5600W then

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 27 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
Gulf - Port au Port.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located from Funk Island Bank to
Cabot Strait.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today cold front located on a line north-south
over the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing cold front located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 992 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing low 988 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:50 AM NST 27 January 2020 A trough of low pressure over Gulf - Port au Port will extend
northeastward across Newfoundland today. Strong to gale force
northeasterlies can be expected to the north of this feature
throughout the forecast period.

Meanwhile, a cold front will move across the southern marine district
today and tonight. Strong to gale force southerlies can be expected
ahead of the cold front with moderate to strong westerlies in its

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northeast Gulf - southeastern half, gulf - port au
Port - southeastern half, and Southwest Coast.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, and Gulf - Port au
Port - northwestern half.

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