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East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 15 January 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to north 15 knots this afternoon and to north 25 this evening. Wind increasing to north 35 to 45 late overnight then diminishing to north 25 Saturday evening.

Snow ending this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 15 January 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 5 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 15 January 2021
Sunday Wind north 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to southeast 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to north 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5155N 5425W
to 5305N 5405W to 5800N 5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 14 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 15 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5202N 5547W to 5230N 5400W to 5700N 5500W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 15 January 2021

'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 10:00 AM NST 15 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1007 mb located south of the Avalon
Peninsula.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight dissipating low 1006 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 995 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 974 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NST 15 January 2021 A intensifying low pressure system will approach from the southwest
today and cross the Extreme Southern Grand Banks tonight. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop over southeastern waters
ahead of the low today. Gale to storm force northerlies will develop
in the wake of the low tonight.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Northern Grand Banks -
western half, Southeastern Grand Banks - western half, and
Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast
Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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