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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 18 January 2020

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southeast 15 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 Sunday afternoon with gusts to 40 from Margaree Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence. Wind becoming northeast 25 to 30 Sunday evening.

Flurries this evening. Flurries Sunday. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending near midnight.

Low tonight minus 10. High Sunday minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 18 January 2020
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 after midnight and to 1 or less Sunday morning. Seas building to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 January 2020
Monday Wind northerly 25 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice near parts of the islands and in the extreme northwestern section. 

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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 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4650N 6020W to 4710N
6015W to 4840N 6150W to 5035N 5750W to 4750N 5950W to 4725N 5920W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice west then east then north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice near
parts of the islands and in the extreme northwestern section.

 

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

Gulf - Magdalen

Issued 8:00 PM AST 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 AST 18 January 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over the western Marine
District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 1007 mb located near Cape Cod.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday low 994 mb located near Fourchu.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:44 PM AST 18 January 2020 Gale force northerly winds over easternmost waters will gradually
diminish tonight as an intense low pressure system east of
Newfoundland continues to move northeastward away from the district.

A second low will develop near Cape Cod overnight tonight and track
near the Atlantic Coast of Mainland Nova Scotia on Sunday to lie near
Fourchu Sunday evening. Strong to gale force southerly winds are
forecast ahead of the low while strong to gale force easterlies are
expected north of it.

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

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland
Strait, Gulf Magdalen, and Anticosti.

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