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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 January 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 30 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 15 this evening. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.

Flurries tonight and Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray late this afternoon and this evening.

Temperatures minus 1 falling to minus 7 Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 19 January 2020
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 this evening then subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 20 January 2020
Wednesday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 30.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday 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 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4650N 6020W to 4710N
6015W 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.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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 AST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 987 mb located south of Newfoundland.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 989 mb located northeast
of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:44 AM AST 20 January 2020 A low pressure system south of Newfoundland will depart northeast of
Newfoundland and into the Labrador Sea by this afternoon. Strong to
gale force west to north winds are forecast to diminish this morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau - northern half and Cabot Strait.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Banquereau - northern half,
Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou,
and Anticosti.

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