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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 January 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to northeast 15 to 20 Tuesday morning.

Flurries overnight and Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 27 January 2020
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 27 January 2020
Wednesday Wind north 15 knots increasing to north 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind north 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 2 tenths new ice near parts of the coasts. 

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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 27 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4435N 6330W to 4420N 6245W
to 4555N 5930W to 4745N 6040W to 4805N 6010W to 4935N 6145W to 4945N
5810W to 4830N 5920W to 4725N 5930W to Newfoundland near 4710N
5525W. Sea ice west then north then east then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice near parts of the coasts.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 27 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 27 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5330N 5245W to 5500N 5306W to 5700N 5600W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 27 January 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the East Coast of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over the northern Grand Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing cold front located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 991 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing low 988 mb located east of Funk
Island Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:40 PM NST 27 January 2020 A trough of low pressure over Newfoundland is extending southwestward
across the Gulf of St. Lawrence this evening and will slide slowly
southward tonight and Tuesday. Strong to gale force northeasterlies
can be expected to the north of this feature throughout the forecast
period.

Meanwhile, a cold front will continue moving across the southern
marine district tonight. Strong to gale force southerlies can be
expected ahead of the cold front with moderate to strong westerlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Gulf waters - southeastern halves, Southwest Coast, and
South Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf, and Gulf - Port au
Port - northwestern half.

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