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Cabot Strait - northern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 25 January 2022

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 knots with gusts to 50 in the Wreckhouse area. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 after midnight then veering to northwest 20 Wednesday morning.

Snow this evening changing to rain and ending overnight. Scattered flurries Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures near minus 1.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 25 January 2022
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening then subsiding to 2 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 25 January 2022
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind south 20 knots increasing to southeast 40.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Rocky Harbour Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6524W to Nova
Scotia near 4504N 6501W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4332N 6520W to 4500N
6045W to 4615N 5915W to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6300W to 4730N 6305W to
4945N 5915W to 4725N 5945W to Newfoundland near 4724N 5537W. Sea ice
west then south then west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:09 PM EST 25 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5110N 5005W to 5245N 4820W to 5600N 5345W to
5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Cabot Strait - northern half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 25 January 2022

'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 8:00 PM AST 25 January 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1009 mb located over the southern
Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 1004 mb located near the Quebec
Lower North Shore.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday approaching ridge located over the
St. Lawrence River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM AST 25 January 2022 An intensifying low pressure system currently over the Southern Gulf
of St. Lawrence will move though the gulf tonight. Strong to gale
force southerlies ahead of the low will become moderate to strong
northwesterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

A freezing spray warning is in effect for Anticosti.

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