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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 24 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to north 25 this evening and to northeast 35 Monday morning except variable 10 to 15 over eastern sections. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 Monday afternoon.

Periods of snow this afternoon tonight and Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 January 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2021
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 20 knots.
Thursday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along parts of the Quebec and Newfoundland 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 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4625N 6105W to 4620N
6125W to 4600N 6150W to 4600N 6215W to Prince Edward Island near
4625N 6200W. Sea ice south and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4740N 6105W to 4745N 6135W to 4640N 6335W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N
6150W to 5025N 5825W to 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west, south, west and
north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5020N 5730W to 5015N
5745W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N 5910W. Sea ice east
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along
parts of the Quebec and Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:16 PM EST 23 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5051N 5602W to 5050N 5325W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 10:00 AM NST 24 January 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 NST 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 973 mb located over southeastern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday low 987 mb located over western
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 978 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Monday low 958 mb located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 24 January 2021 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will move westwards today
to lie over the Great Northern Peninsula tonight. The low will then
track southwestward and weaken on Monday. Gale to storm force
northerlies to northeasterlies can be expected ahead of the low with
strong to gale force westerlies to southwesterlies to its south.
Winds will diminish over most waters overnight into Monday as the low
weakens.

A rapidly intensifying second low pressure system south of Laurentian
Fan will track eastwards to the south of the marine district today
before turning northward to lie east of the Grand Banks on Monday.
Strong to gale force northerlies to northeasterlies will develop over
southern waters today as the low passes. Winds will diminish
overnight tonight in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle
Isle, Gulf waters, Funk Island Bank and Southeastern Grand Banks -
southeastern half.

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