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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming light late overnight then increasing to south 25 near noon Saturday with gusts to 35 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind becoming west 25 Saturday evening.

Snow beginning Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 14 to minus 6 rising to minus 3 to plus 1 Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 January 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this afternoon then building to 1 to 2 Saturday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2018
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along the north coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 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 Wreckhouse Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6050W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 4945N 6050W to 5030N 5810W to 4820N
5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north and east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice along
the north coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 19 January 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. NST today deepening low 985 mb located over the
southern Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 979 mb located east of
the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 986 mb located over
central Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:25 PM NST 19 January 2018 A low pressure system over the Southern Grand Banks will move to lie
east of the marine district by Saturday morning. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies to the south of the low shift to strong
northeasterlies to its north. Winds will back to gale force
northerlies as the low moves across the Grand Banks this evening,
then diminish overnight as it departs.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

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

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