LaHave Bank

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 23 January 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 this evening. Wind increasing to south 35 Thursday afternoon.

Rain and fog patches beginning late this evening.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 8 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 23 January 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 Thursday morning. Seas building to 3 to 5 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 2019
Friday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind westerly 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free. 

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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 Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4440N 6705W to
4315N 6545W to 4420N 6350W to Nova Scotia near 4430N 6345W. Sea ice
within the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6330W to 4440N
6220W to 4555N 5900W to 4840N 6220W to 4840N 6105W to 4905N 6110W to
4915N 5940W to 5015N 5825W to 5015N 5740W to 4835N 5920W to
Newfoundland near to 4755N 5925W

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4735N 5620W to
Newfoundland near 4730N 5605W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2019

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5119N 5539W to 5100N 5500W to 5230N 5000W to 5330N 5000W to 5500N
5100W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5144N 5624W to Newfoundland near 5128N 5611W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

LaHave Bank

Issued 10:00 AM AST 23 January 2019

'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 AST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the western Marine
District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located from Newfoundland to
Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 995 mb located near the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday low 987 mb located over northern New
Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM AST 23 January 2019 A ridge of high pressure currently over the western marine district
will track across the region today. Ahead of this ridge moderate to
strong northwesterly winds will diminish throughout the course of the
day. Meanwhile, a low pressure system near the Great Lakes will track
northeastward reaching Northern New Brunswick by Thursday evening.
Increasing southerly winds ahead of the system will reach gale force
Thursday morning over western waters and spread eastward throughout
the day.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Laurentian Fan, Banquereau, and Chaleur-Miscou -
western half.

Marine interests are also advised that all freezing spray warnings
have ended.

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