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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 January 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind light except north 25 knots over eastern sections. Wind becoming northeast 10 to 15 late this evening then veering to east 20 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 30 Sunday afternoon.

Rain Sunday evening.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 3 Sunday afternoon.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 16 January 2021
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over eastern sections. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday morning and to 3 to 4 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 16 January 2021
Monday Wind southeast 25 knots veering to southwest 20 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to northwest 35.
Wednesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water. 

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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

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5220N 5340W
to 5540N 5525W to 5800N 5730W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


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.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 16 January 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 975 mb located east 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 trough located over Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Sunday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Cabot Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:15 PM NST 16 January 2021 An intense low pressure system just east of the Grand Banks will
continue eastwards and move out to sea Sunday morning. Gale to storm
force north to northwesterlies will diminish tonight and 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 a storm warning is in effect for
Southeastern Grand Banks - western half. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast
Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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