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Marine Forecast

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.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 January 2021
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening and to 1 to 2 Thursday morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon and to 3 to 5 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 January 2021
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon then becoming northeast 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2021 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 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 20 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice 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.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 20 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg 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 Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 20 January 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 978 mb located over southern Labrador
Coast.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday dissipating low 998 mb located over
northern Labrador.

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
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 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.

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