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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 January 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots except northwest 25 over eastern sections late this afternoon and tonight. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 near noon Friday.

Temperatures near minus 2.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 21 January 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over southeastern sections overnight and Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 21 January 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.
Monday Wind west 20 knots veering to north 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 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 21 January 2021 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4545N 6240W to Prince
Edward Island near 4600N 6240W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6310W
to 4715N 6405W to 4840N 6345W to 4845N 6150W to 5040N 5820W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north 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.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 21 January 2021 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 969 mb located over the southern
Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday low 982 mb located over Funk Island Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Friday deepening low 998 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Friday low 987 mb located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM NST 21 January 2021 An intense low pressure system over the Southern Grand Banks will
track across the Grand Banks tonight. Gale to storm force east to
northeasterly winds ahead of the low will shift to storm to hurricane
force west to northwesterlies in its wake. Winds will diminish over
southern waters on Friday as the low tracks over Funk Island Bank.

A second low will approach the district from the southwest Friday to
lie over the Southwestern Grand Banks Friday evening. Strong to gale
force southeasterly to northeasterly winds will spread across the
Southern Grand Banks Friday evening ahead of the low.

Marine interests are advised that a hurricane force wind warning is
in effect for Southwestern Grand Banks. Storm warnings are in effect
for Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings
are in effect for South Coast, East Coast, Northeast Coast, Belle
Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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