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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 January 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 this afternoon then veering to northwest 15 this evening. Wind increasing to west 25 Tuesday afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 Tuesday evening.

Flurries Tuesday.

Temperatures plus 2 falling to minus 3 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 January 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight and to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2020
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind north 15 knots increasing to north 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 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 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4835N 5300W to 4920N 5210W
to 5025N 5535W to 5155N 5330W to 5520N 5435W to 5655N 5700W to 5800N
5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 20 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 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)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 January 2020

'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 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 990 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 988 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight approaching ridge located on a line
east-west over the Maritimes.

By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over northern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 20 January 2020 A low pressure system located over the Funk Island Bank will move to
lie northeast of the Belle Isle Bank by this evening. Gale to storm
force east to southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong
to gale force west to northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will shift
to moderate to strong westerlies as the low departs this evening.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Funk Island Bank, and the northern and Southeastern Grand Banks.
Gale warnings are in effect for the East Coast - Cape St Francis and
south, Northeast Coast and the Belle Isle Bank.

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

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