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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots backing to northwest 35 near noon then diminishing to northwest 25 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 this evening then increasing to west 25 Tuesday morning.

Snow ending this morning. Flurries Tuesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray this afternoon. Freezing spray beginning Tuesday morning.

Temperatures minus 2 falling to minus 14 to minus 6 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 January 2020

Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Northeast Coast - north of Cape St. John

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2020
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 7 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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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 19 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4840N 5300W to 4930N 5245W
to 5020N 5540W to 5205N 5335W to 5430N 5345W to 5620N 5635W to 5800N
5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 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)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2020

'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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 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 3:00 AM NST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 988 mb located over the Southwest Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 988 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight approaching ridge located on a line
east-west over the Maritimes.

By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located over northern Labrador Sea.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:00 AM NST 20 January 2020 A low pressure system located over Southwest Coast will cross Central
Newfoundland this morning to lie northeast of Belle Isle Bank by this
evening. Gale to storm force east to southeasterlies ahead of the low
will shift to strong to gale force west to northwesterlies in its
wake. Winds will shift to moderate to strong westerlies as the low
departs this evening.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Strait of Belle Isle and Gulf waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
and the Southern Grand Banks.

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