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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 22 January 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to southwest 20 this evening and to southwest 25 Thursday morning. Wind veering to westerly 20 Thursday afternoon.

Flurries Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to minus 1 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 22 January 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Over open water seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2020
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to easterly 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice near parts of the islands. 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth grey-white ice in the extreme western section. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 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 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4650N 6020W to 4710N
6015W to 4840N 6150W to 5000N 5820W to 4750N 5950W to 4725N 5920W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. Sea ice west then east then north of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice near
parts of the islands. 9 tenths of grey ice including 1 tenth
grey-white ice in the extreme western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 21 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM AST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Maritimes.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 1012 mb located south of Laurentian Fan.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1010 mb located over the southern
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Thursday trough located over northern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday trough located north of the Gaspe
Peninsula.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 AM AST 22 January 2020 A high pressure system will remain stationary over southern waters
today and Thursday. A weak low pressure system will pass south of the
region today bringing moderate to strong northeasterlies over eastern
portions of the Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan. On Thursday, a
trough will approach the Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence bringing
strong southwesterlies over northern waters. Winds will shift to
west-northwest Thursday evening.

Marine interests are advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Anticosti.

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