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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 25 this evening. Wind northwest 25 Wednesday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning this evening.

Temperatures minus 6 to minus 2 falling to minus 12 to minus 4 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 January 2021
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2021
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind north 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 2 tenths grey ice in a few sheltered bays along the coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths grey ice in a few sheltered bays along
the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 19 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5105N 5545W to 5115N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5139N 5635W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5623W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 3:30 PM NST 19 January 2021

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 3:30 PM NST 19 January 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today deepening low 980 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday low 975 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM NST 19 January 2021 A deepening low pressure system over the Northern Grand Banks will
move to lie over Belle Isle Bank Wednesday afternoon then track
northwestwards towards the Labrador coast. Strong to gale force east
or northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island
Bank, Northern Grand Banks and the Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast, Northeast
Coast, and Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half.

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