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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 22 January 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 15 knots Thursday morning and to southwest 15 to 20 Thursday afternoon. Wind veering to west 20 Thursday evening.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 1 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 22 January 2020
Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less this evening then building to 1 to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 22 January 2020
Friday Wind west 20 knots.
Saturday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday 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 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Cape Breton Island near 4650N 6020W to 4710N
6015W to 4840N 6150W to 5000N 5820W to 4750N 5950W to 4725N 5920W to
Newfoundland near 4720N 5515W. 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 22 January 2020

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 22 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 8:00 PM NST 22 January 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 1011 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 991 mb located east of the Grand
Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 8:00 PM NST 22 January 2020 A low pressure system approaching from the south will cross extreme
southeastern waters tonight. Gale to storm force northeast to
northwesterlies are expected to develop in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Northern Grand Banks and Southeastern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are
in effect for Funk Island Bank - southern half and Southwestern Grand
Banks.

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

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