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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 30 knots tonight and Wednesday.

Flurries.

A risk of freezing spray over northern sections Wednesday.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 January 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2021
Thursday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to north 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday Ice free. 

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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 19 January 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 19 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5105N 5545W to 5115N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5139N 5635W to Newfoundland near 5125N 5623W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 19 January 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today deepening low 980 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday low 975 mb located over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM NST 19 January 2021 A deepening low pressure system over the Northern Grand Banks will
move to lie over Belle Isle Bank Wednesday afternoon then track
northwestwards towards the Labrador coast. Strong to gale force east
or northeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island
Bank, Northern Grand Banks and the Southeastern Grand Banks.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast, Northeast
Coast, and Belle Isle Bank - southwestern half.

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