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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 January 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early this morning and to northwest 10 to 15 near noon. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then becoming variable 10 to 15 Monday morning.

A few showers beginning Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 21 January 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this morning and to 1 to 2 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind southerly 20 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind westerly 35 knots.
Thursday Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4530N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4505N 6500W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4430N 6335W to 4505N
6045W to 4605N 5925W to 4835N 6125W to 4945N 6000W to 5005N 5815W to
4820N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4810N 5850W. Sea ice north of the
ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5330N 5615W to 5330N 5200W to 5500N 5130W to 5700N 5300W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 982 mb located north
of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Monday low 972 mb located over Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over western Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Monday ridge located over the southern Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:35 AM AST 21 January 2018 A low pressure system north of Newfoundland will intensify as it
tracks northeastward today and Monday. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds over most of northeastern waters will persist in
the wake of this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau-northern half, Cabot Strait, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fourchu,
Banquereau-northern half, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait-eastern
half, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

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