Southwest Coast

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25 this morning then veering to south 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind veering to southwest 25 this evening then increasing to south 35 overnight and locally gusts to 45 along the coast. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 near noon Friday and to variable 15 Friday evening.

Snow changing to showers and fog patches this afternoon and ending near noon Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 4 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 24 January 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2019
Saturday Wind west 25 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to east 25.
Monday Wind southeast 25 knots becoming west 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 3 tenths grey ice in some 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 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

Open water except 3 tenths grey ice in some 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 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 3:00 AM NST 24 January 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 986 mb located over Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday low 967 mb located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located east of the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 24 January 2019 A deepening low pressure system approaching from the southwest today
will track across Central Labrador Friday morning and then move into
the Labrador Sea by Friday evening. Strong to gale force southerlies
will spread across all waters tonight and persist through Friday.

Marine interests are advised gale warnings are in effect all regions
except the Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks.

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