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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 23 January 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots backing to south 15 Thursday morning then increasing to south 25 Thursday afternoon.

Snow beginning Thursday morning changing to showers Thursday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 January 2019
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 23 January 2019
Friday Wind south 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon then diminishing to southwest 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 3:47 PM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Ice free except open water near the coast. Consolidated grey ice in some sheltered bays. 

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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 3:47 PM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5305W to 4900N 5250W
to 4945N 5315W to 5000N 5440W to 5035N 5240W to 5255N 5205W to 5405N
5230W to 5510N 5355W to 5650N 5720W to 5800N 5800W then northward.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free except open water near the coast. Consolidated grey ice in
some sheltered bays.

 

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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 23 January 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 990 mb located southeast
of Greenland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located from the low to the
Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday departing ridge located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM NST 23 January 2019 A trough of low pressure over the eastern periphery of the marine
district will continue tracking eastward tonight. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies over eastern waters will diminish to moderate
to strong westerlies as the trough departs.

Another low approaching from the southwest will spread gale force
southerlies over Gulf - Port au Port late on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect for Gulf -
Port au Port, Funk Island Bank, Northern Grand Banks, and
Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk
Island Bank.

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