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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 22 January 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 25 knots and locally gusts to 35 along the coast late this morning. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to northwest 20 late overnight. Wind backing to west 25 Saturday afternoon.

Temperatures near minus 2.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 22 January 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon and to 1 to 2 this evening. Seas building to 3 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 22 January 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 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

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5130N 5430W
to 5220N 5340W to 5500N 5445W to 5800N 5800W then northeastward. Sea
ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:15 PM EST 21 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5049N 5604W to 5105N 5345W to 5700N 5330W to 5935N 5620W to 6430N
5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 Jan estimated from the Labrador
coast near 5132N 5649W to Newfoundland near 5120N 5637W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 22 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 984 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday low 986 mb located over the Strait of
Belle Isle.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 997 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday deepening low 983 mb located over the
northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:58 AM NST 22 January 2021 A low pressure system over funk island back will move northwestward
to lie over Southern Belle Isle Bank overnight then over the Quebec
Lower North Shore on Saturday. Gale force east to northeasterly winds
ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm force west to
northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will gradually diminish over
southern waters behind the low today.

A second low developing south of Nova Scotia this morning will cross
the Southern Grand Banks overnight then move to lie over Funk Island
Bank Saturday evening. Strong to gale force southeasterly to
northeasterly winds will develop over southern and eastern most
waters ahead of the low then shift to strong to gale force westerlies
in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Northern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for Strait of Belle
Isle, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank
and the Southern Grand Banks.

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