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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 January 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots this evening and to southeast 25 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 overnight then diminishing to west 15 to 20 near noon Monday. Wind diminishing to light Monday evening.

Rain and fog patches overnight and Monday morning.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 1 this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 25 January 2020
Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 January 2020
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to northwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water except 5 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 25 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4535N 6455W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4520N 6430W. Sea ice east of the ice
edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4435N 6330W to 4420N
6245W to 4555N 5920W to 4935N 6140W to 4955N 5820W to 4750N 5950W to
4725N 5915W to Newfoundland near 4720N 5510W. Sea ice west then
north then east then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths grey ice in some bays.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 11:00 AM EST 25 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5537W to 5330N 5245W to 5500N 5306W to 5700N 5600W then
eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 26 January 2020

'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 3:00 AM NST 26 January 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching trough from low located on a
line east-west over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching cold front from low located
on a line north-south over the Maritimes.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today high located over the southwestern Grand
Banks.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing high located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 26 January 2020 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine district tonight
and extend northeastward across Newfoundland Monday. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies are expected to develop north of this feature.

Meanwhile, a cold front will move across the southern marine district
on Monday. Strong to gale force southerlies will develop ahead of the
cold front and shift to moderate to strong westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northeast Gulf - southeastern half, Gulf - Port au Port
- southeastern half, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Gulf - northwestern half,
Gulf - Port au Port - northwestern half, and Belle Isle Bank.

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