Issued 03:00 AM NST 24 January 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind west 25 knots veering to northwest 20 this morning then diminishing to light this evening. Wind light Saturday.
Temperatures zero falling to minus 6 to minus 2 this evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2020 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst 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.
Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 2 tenths grey ice in
Iceberg BulletinIssued 11:00 AM EST 23 January 2020
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5223N 5538W to 5330N 5400W to 5700N 5600W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 24 January 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Belle Isle Bank.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing trough located east of the
At 3:00 a.m. NST today weakening ridge located over the Grand Banks.
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located south of Sable Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:59 AM NST 24 January 2020 A trough of low pressure over Belle Isle Bank will move southeast
across the district today. Strong southwesterlies ahead of the trough
will increase to strong to gale force northwesterlies behind it.
Marine interests are advised that 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, Gulf waters, East Coast - north of
Cape St. Francis, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank and Funk Island
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port - southeastern half
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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