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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 26 January 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 near midnight and to southeast 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 near noon Monday and to light Monday evening.

Rain and fog patches overnight and Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 26 January 2020
Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 3 to 4 early Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 26 January 2020
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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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 Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4435N 6330W to 4420N 6245W
to 4555N 5930W to 4745N 6040W to 4805N 6010W to 4935N 6145W to 5000N
5755W to 4830N 5920W to 4725N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4710N
5525W. Sea ice west then north then east then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5330N 5245W to 5500N 5306W to 5700N 5600W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 26 January 2020

'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 26 January 2020 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located from the low to Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday trough located from the low to New
Brunswick.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight cold front from low located on a line
northwest-southeast over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday cold front from low located over the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 996 mb located over New Brunswick.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday low 991 mb located over northeastern
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:55 PM NST 26 January 2020 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine district tonight
and extend northeastward across Newfoundland Monday. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies are expected to develop north of this feature.

Meanwhile, a cold front will move across the southern marine district
on Monday. Strong to gale force southerlies will develop ahead of the
cold front and shift to moderate to strong westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northeast Gulf - southeastern half and Gulf - Port au
Port - southeastern half.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf - northwestern half,
and Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half.

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