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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 15 knots veering to north 20 this afternoon then backing to northwest 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind backing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Saturday then increasing to southwest 30 Saturday evening.

Snow beginning Saturday afternoon changing to rain or snow Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 5 to zero rising to plus 2 Saturday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 January 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2018
Sunday Wind west 25 knots increasing to west 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to northwest 25.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Southwestern Grand Banks - 44138 Banquereau - 44139 Laurentian Fan - 44141 LaHave Bank - 44150 Northeast Burgeo Bank - 44255 Halifax Harbour - 44258 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Eskasoni (First Nations) 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 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 Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Îles de la Madeleine Airport
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5325W to
Newfoundland near 4900N 5340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4925N 5420W to
4945N 5430W to 4940N 5450W to Newfoundland near 4930N 5510W. Sea ice
south of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5040N 5610W to 5105N
5245W to 5455N 5250W to 5610N 5605W to 5800N 5720W then northwards.
Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5400N 5718W to 5400N 5200W to 5500N 5200W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 989 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing low 979 mb located east of
the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough from 989 mb low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday departing trough from low located east
of the Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 985 mb located east of Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 986 mb located over
central Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM NST 19 January 2018 A trough of low pressure ahead of an approaching low pressure system
south of the Laurentian Fan will cross the Grand Banks today. The low
will track northeastward across the Southern Grand Banks this
evening. Strong to gale force southwesterlies to the south of the
trough shift to strong northeasterlies to its north. Winds will shift
to gale force northerlies as the low moves across the district, then
diminish overnight as it departs.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for the
Grand Banks.

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

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