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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 this morning and locally gusts to 60 along the Newfoundland coast today. Wind diminishing to south 25 this evening then veering to southwest 30 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 Monday evening.

Rain beginning this morning changing to flurries or showers near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 January 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 5 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 January 2021
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to west 25.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

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 03:00 AM NST 17 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 3:00 AM NST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 984 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 986 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over western Nova Scotia.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Funk Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 17 January 2021 A low pressure system located east of the Grand Banks will continue
eastwards and move out to sea this morning. Strong to gale force
north to northwesterlies will diminish over eastern waters this
morning as the low departs.

Meanwhile, a trough of low pressure will approach from the west
today. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of
this trough and diminish to strong southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, South Coast, Northern Grand Banks and
Southwestern Grand Banks.

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