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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 20 this afternoon then diminishing to light this evening. Wind light Saturday.

Flurries ending this morning.

Temperatures zero falling to minus 6 to minus 2 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 January 2020
Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2020
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to east 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2020 Today Tonight and Friday 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 23 January 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4930N 5225W
to 5025N 5455W to 5125N 5240W to 5505N 5245W 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 23 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 24 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today weakening ridge located over the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located south of Sable Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:59 AM NST 24 January 2020 A trough of low pressure over Belle Isle Bank will move southeast
across the district today. Strong southwesterlies ahead of the trough
will increase to strong to gale force northwesterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of
Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island
Bank.

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