Issued 08:00 PM NST 20 January 2021
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 30 knots with gusts to 40 along the coast. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to northeast 25 to 35 Thursday morning. Wind backing to north 35 to 45 Thursday afternoon then to northwest 35 Thursday evening.
Flurries this evening. Snow Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures near minus 1.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5220N 5340W
to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:30 PM EST 20 January 2021
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 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 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5139N 5635W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5623W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
South CoastIssued 8:00 PM NST 20 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM NST 20 January 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 978 mb located over southern Labrador
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday dissipating low 998 mb located over
At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 990 mb located south of Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Thursday low 973 mb located over the southeastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:46 PM NST 20 January 2021 An intensifying low pressure system south of Nova Scotia will track
across the Grand Banks on Thursday. Gale to storm force east to
northeasterly winds will develop ahead of the low and shift to gale
to storm force west to northwesterlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for South Coast, East
Coast, and Funk Island Bank.
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.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - eastern half
- Banquereau - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - northwestern half
- Laurentian Fan - southeastern half
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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