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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwesterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwesterly 15 to 20 early this morning then backing to westerly 15 near noon. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 Sunday morning then becoming northwest 15 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries overnight and Sunday morning.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 23 January 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 23 January 2021
Monday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind north 20 to 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 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 22 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 2:19 PM EST 22 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5049N 5604W to 5105N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 6300N 5800W to 6415N
5600W to 5720N 4700W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 23 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 988 mb located northeast of Newfoundland.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 982 mb located near Anticosti Island.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today trough located on a line north-south
over Lurcher.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday trough located from Fourchu to Laurentian
Fan.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low 984 mb located over the
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM AST 23 January 2021 A series of lows and troughs will continue to circulate around the
Atlantic waters for the forecast period.

Strong northerly winds over eastern waters will weaken today as an
intense low tracks over the Grand Banks and away from the region.
Meanwhile, a trough will sweep across the southern marine district
today and tomorrow, with strong to gale force northwesterly winds
developing in its wake.

Additionally, an intensifying low will approach the Gulf of St.
Lawrence from the northeast today, bringing strong winds causing
freezing spray to the region.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, and
Laurentian Fan - southwestern half.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Northumberland Strait - western half,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

Atlantic - Maritimes Area

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