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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 23 January 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then veering to west 20 this evening. Wind veering to northwest 25 Friday morning then diminishing to northwest 15 Friday afternoon.

Flurries this afternoon and tonight.

Temperatures minus 3 to plus 1.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 January 2020
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2020
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light.
Monday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2020 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice in some bays. 

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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 23 January 2020 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4525N 6415W to Nova
Scotia near 4515N 6400W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4435N 6330W to 4420N
6245W to 4555N 5920W to 4845N 6135W to 4955N 5820W to 4750N 5950W to
4725N 5915W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5510W. Sea ice west then east
then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice in
some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 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 NST 23 January 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1000 mb located east of the Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing low 992 mb located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Friday approaching trough located from Labrador
Sea to the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday weakening ridge located over the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM NST 23 January 2020 A low pressure system just east of the Grand Banks will depart east
of the district this evening. Gale to storm force northwesterlies
will diminish as the system moves away.

A trough of low pressure approaching from the northwest will cross
the district on Friday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies will
develop behind the trough.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are
in effect for Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, East Coast - north of Cape St.
Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island Bank.

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