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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 26 January 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight and to southwest 10 to 15 early Monday evening.

Rain and fog patches ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 26 January 2020
Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 26 January 2020
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 26 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 2 tenths new ice near parts of the coasts. 

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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 26 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4435N 6330W to 4420N 6245W
to 4555N 5930W to 4745N 6040W to 4805N 6010W to 4935N 6145W to 5000N
5755W to 4830N 5920W to 4725N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4710N
5525W. Sea ice west then north then east then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice near parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 26 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5330N 5245W to 5500N 5306W to 5700N 5600W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 8:00 PM AST 26 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 8:00 PM AST 26 January 2020 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 995 mb located over western New
Brunswick.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday low 991 mb located over Chaleur Bay.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough from low located from New Brunswick
to East Scotian Slope.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday departing trough located over eastern
Laurentian Fan.

At 3:30 p.m. AST Monday quasi-stationary low 990 mb located over
the western Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:59 PM AST 26 January 2020 A trough extending southeastward to East Scotian Slope from a low
over Western New Brunswick this evening will gradually move eastward
tonight. The trough will move to lie east of the marine district by
Monday afternoon. The low will move across New Brunswick tonight,
then stall over the Western Gulf of St. Lawrence on Monday.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the trough will
diminish to moderate to strong southwesterlies in its wake.

Winds will increase to strong northeasterlies on Monday north of the
low as it moves into the Western Gulf of St. Lawrence. These winds
could reach gale force.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore, Sable, East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau,
Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

A freezing spray warning is in effect for Anticosti.

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