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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 January 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Tuesday morning.

Flurries overnight and Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 27 January 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 January 2020
Wednesday Wind north 15 knots increasing to north 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind north 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 2 tenths new ice near parts of the coasts. 

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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 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 4945N
5810W 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 near parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 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

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 27 January 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line east-west over
Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday trough located from Funk Island Bank to
Cape Breton Island.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today cold front located on a line north-south
over the southwestern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing cold front located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 991 mb located over northeastern
Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing low 988 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM NST 27 January 2020 A trough of low pressure over Newfoundland is extending southwestward
across the Gulf of St. Lawrence this afternoon and will slide slowly
southward tonight and Tuesday. Strong to gale force northeasterlies
can be expected to the north of this feature throughout the forecast
period.

Meanwhile, a cold front will continue moving across the southern
marine district tonight. Strong to gale force southerlies can be
expected ahead of the cold front with moderate to strong westerlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Gulf waters - southeastern halves, Southwest Coast, and
South Coast.

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

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