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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 15 January 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 35 to 45 knots diminishing to north 25 Saturday afternoon.

Snow this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 15 January 2021
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 15 January 2021
Sunday Wind east 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon then diminishing to southwest 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to north 25 to 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 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 15 January 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 5105N 5545W to 5155N 5425W
to 5305N 5405W to 5800N 5800W then northeastward. Sea ice west of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:36 PM EST 15 January 2021

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5201N 5546W to 5145N 5400W to 5700N 5400W to 5935N 5620W to
6430N 5530W to 6000N 5100W to 5640N 4725W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 15 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 8:00 PM NST 15 January 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 981 mb located over the
southwestern Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday low 979 mb located east of the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:50 PM NST 15 January 2021 An intense low pressure system over Southwestern Grand Banks will
move eastwards to lie east of the Grand Banks by Sunday morning.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to
gale to storm force northwesterlies in its wake tonight.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Northern Grand Banks -
western half, Southeastern Grand Banks - western half, and
Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, Northeast
Coast and Belle Isle Bank.

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