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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 January 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots veering to northeast 15 to 20 after midnight then increasing to northeast 20 to 25 early Friday morning. Wind increasing to northeast 30 near noon Friday.

Flurries overnight and Friday.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 28 January 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Friday morning and to 2 to 3 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 January 2021
Saturday Wind north 25 knots.
Sunday Wind north 15 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to east 35 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday 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 28 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4625N 6105W to 4620N
6125W to 4600N 6150W to 4600N 6215W to Prince Edward Island near
4625N 6200W. Sea ice south and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4740N 6105W to 4745N 6135W to 4640N 6335W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N
6150W to 5050N 5730W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N
5910W. Sea ice west, south, west and then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:41 PM EST 27 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
4957N 5530W to 5000N 5255W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4830W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today dissipating ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Maritimes.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 989 mb located south of
Georges Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low 959 mb located south of East Scotian
Slope.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday trough located from Maine to Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday trough located on a line east-west over
southern Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:56 AM AST 28 January 2021 A low pressure system developing off the us Eastern Seaboard will
deepen rapidly as it approaches today and passes south of the
district tonight and Friday. Strong to gale force north to northeast
winds will develop across most regions tonight and persist into
Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, LaHave Bank, West
Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau - southern half and
Laurentian Fan.

Additionally, freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Northumberland Strait - western half, Gulf-Magdalen - western half
and Chaleur-Miscou - eastern half.

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