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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 28 January 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 early Wednesday morning then increasing to northwest 20 late Wednesday afternoon.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray beginning Wednesday evening.

Temperatures minus 2 falling to minus 9 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 28 January 2020
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 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 28 January 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 8:00 PM AST 28 January 2020

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 28 January 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 995 mb located east of Laurentian Fan.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 984 mb located southeast of the
Grand Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight high 1027 mb located over northern Ontario.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday quasi-stationary high 1031 mb located
over western Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:00 PM AST 28 January 2020 Marine interests are advised that all gale warnings have been ended.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu,
Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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