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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 January 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near noon then becoming light this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 15 near midnight and to southwest 20 Wednesday evening.

Flurries this morning.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending near noon.

Temperatures minus 10 rising to minus 4 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 21 January 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 early this morning and to 1 early this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 January 2020
Thursday Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice near parts of the islands and in the extreme western section. 

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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 21 January 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4650N 6020W to 4710N
6015W to 4840N 6150W to 5020N 5805W 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 except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice near
parts of the islands and in the extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 10:00 AM AST 21 January 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 AST 21 January 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Great Lakes.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:35 AM AST 21 January 2020 A low pressure system northeast of Newfoundland will continue to move
northeastward today. Strong northwesterly winds will gradually
diminish through the day.

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

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