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Northeast Gulf

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to north 25 this afternoon and to northeast 35 overnight. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 Monday afternoon.

Periods of snow beginning this morning. 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 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2021
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 20 knots.
Thursday Wind north 20 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 04:37 AM NST 24 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 24 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 973 mb located over southeastern Belle
Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 982 mb located over the Great Northern
Peninsula.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 990 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 958 mb located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:50 AM NST 24 January 2021 A low pressure system over Belle Isle Bank will move westwards today
to lie over the Great Northern Peninsula tonight. The low will then
track southwestward and weaken on Monday. Gale to storm force
northerlies to northeasterlies can be expected ahead of the low with
strong to gale force westerlies to southwesterlies to its south.
Winds will diminish over most waters overnight into Monday as the low
weakens.

A rapidly intensifying second low pressure system south of Laurentian
Fan will track eastwards to the south of the marine district today
before turning northward to lie east of Funk Island Bank on Monday.
Strong to gale force northerlies to northeasterlies will develop over
southern waters today as the low passes. Winds will diminish
overnight tonight in its wake.

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, Gulf waters, Funk Island Bank and Southeastern Grand Banks -
southeastern half.

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