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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 16 January 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to east 15 to 20 knots this evening then veering to southeast 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Sunday morning and locally gusts to 60 along the Newfoundland coast Sunday afternoon and evening. Wind diminishing to south 25 Sunday evening.

Rain Sunday afternoon and evening.

Temperatures minus 4 to plus 1 rising to plus 4 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 January 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 late overnight and to 3 to 5 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 January 2021
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots veering to northwest 25.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 1 tenth grey ice along parts of the Quebec coast. 

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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 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 1 tenth grey ice along parts of the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 16 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5201N 5546W to 5145N 5400W to 5700N 5400W to 5935N 5620W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 10:00 AM NST 16 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 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 972 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Sunday departing low 986 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching trough located over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:49 AM NST 16 January 2021 An intense low pressure system just southeast of the Grand Banks will
track eastwards to lie east of the Grand Banks Sunday morning. Strong
to gale force northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to
storm force north to northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will briefly
diminish on Sunday as the low departs.

Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure will approach from the west on
Sunday. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop over
southwestern waters ahead of this trough.

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, Northeast Coast, and
Belle Isle Bank.

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