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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 23 January 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Sunday morning then increasing to north 25 Sunday evening.

Flurries changing to snow overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 23 January 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres except 1 to 2 over northwestern sections. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday morning then building to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 23 January 2021
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northeast 25 to 35 in the morning then becoming north 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along parts of the Quebec and Newfoundland 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 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4625N 6105W to 4620N
6125W to 4600N 6150W to 4600N 6215W to Prince Edward Island near
4625N 6200W. Sea ice south and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4740N 6105W to 4745N 6135W to 4640N 6335W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N
6150W to 5025N 5825W to 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west, south, west and
north of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5020N 5730W to 5015N
5745W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N 5910W. Sea ice east
of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice along
parts of the Quebec and Newfoundland coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:16 PM EST 23 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5051N 5602W to 5050N 5325W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 23 January 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight deepening low 975 mb located over eastern
Funk Island Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday low 974 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday intensifying low 989 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Sunday low 957 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight weakening low 986 mb located over the
Quebec Lower North Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:52 PM NST 23 January 2021 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will move northwards
tonight and will drift slowly westwards across Southern Belle Isle
Bank on Sunday. Gale to storm force northeasterlies can be expected
to its north with strong to gale force westerlies to its south.

A rapidly intensifying second low pressure system will develop south
of Laurentian Fan overnight before tracking eastwards south of the
marine district on Sunday. Strong to gale force northeasterlies will
develop over southern waters on Sunday as the low passes.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Belle Isle Bank. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle
Isle, Northeast Gulf, Funk Island Bank and Southeastern Grand Banks -
southeastern half.

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