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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 18 January 2020

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 25 knots and locally gusts to 35 along the coast. Wind diminishing to west 15 after midnight and to light Sunday afternoon.

Flurries ending Sunday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending after midnight.

Temperatures minus 13 rising to minus 8 Sunday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 18 January 2020

Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 7 to 9 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John

Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 1 to 2 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 18 January 2020
Monday Wind light increasing to east 35 knots in the morning then becoming northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 2 tenths grey ice in sheltered bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 4930N 5245W
to 5015N 5530W to 5200N 5330W to 5430N 5345W to 5615N 5645W to 5800N
5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths grey ice in sheltered bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 18 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 18 January 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 18 January 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 958 mb located south of Greenland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 956 mb located east of
Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 1007 mb located near
Cape Cod.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:51 PM NST 18 January 2020 An intense low pressure system south of Greenland will depart
tonight. Strong to gale northwesterly winds in the wake of the low
will diminish tonight as the low moves away and a ridge of high
pressure approaches from the west.

A second low will approach the marine district from the southwest on
Sunday. Gale force east to southeasterlies will develop over southern
waters ahead of the low by Sunday evening.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and
Southwestern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south.

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