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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 January 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 10 to 15 knots this evening then veering to easterly 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to northeast 25 to 30 Friday morning and to north 35 Friday afternoon.

Periods of snow tonight and Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 28 January 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 Friday morning and to 3 to 4 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 January 2021
Saturday Wind north 25 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 35 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday 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 28 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4625N 6105W to 4620N
6125W to 4600N 6150W to 4600N 6215W to Prince Edward Island near
4625N 6200W. Sea ice south and west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4740N 6105W to 4745N 6135W to 4640N 6335W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N
6150W to 5050N 5730W to 4825N 5925W to Newfoundland near 4800N
5910W. Sea ice west, south, west and then east of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Lurcher

Issued 10:00 AM AST 28 January 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 10:00 AM AST 28 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. AST today dissipating ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Maritimes.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today deepening low 989 mb located south of
Georges Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Friday low 959 mb located south of East Scotian
Slope.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Friday trough located from Maine to Georges Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday trough located on a line east-west over
southern Georges Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:56 AM AST 28 January 2021 A low pressure system developing off the us Eastern Seaboard will
deepen rapidly as it approaches today and passes south of the
district tonight and Friday. Strong to gale force north to northeast
winds will develop across most regions tonight and persist into
Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, LaHave Bank, West
Scotian Slope, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau - southern half and
Laurentian Fan.

Additionally, freezing spray warnings are in effect for
Northumberland Strait - western half, Gulf-Magdalen - western half
and Chaleur-Miscou - eastern half.

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