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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 15 January 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to north 15 early Saturday morning then becoming variable 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 15 January 2021
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 15 January 2021
Sunday Wind southeast 45 knots veering to southwest 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 20.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 2:36 PM EST 15 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 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.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 15 January 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 992 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 972 mb located over the southeastern
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Saturday low 1004 mb located over the East Coast
of the U.S.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Saturday low 990 mb located over New England.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Saturday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM AST 15 January 2021 An intensifying low pressure system south of East Scotian Slope will
track northeastward to lie over the Southern Grand Banks this
evening. Strong to gale force northerly winds are forecast over
southeastern waters as the low approaches. Winds will reach storm
force over the eastern half of Laurentian Fan late this evening.

On Saturday morning, a low will develop along the Eastern Seaboard
and track northward, pushing a trough into southwestern waters.
Strong to gale force southeasterly winds will spread across the
marine district ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan - eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for Grand
Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave
Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore - western half,
Sable - western half, East Scotian Slope - western half,
Banquereau - eastern half, and Laurentian Fan - western half.

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