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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM AST 25 January 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to south 15 knots early this afternoon and to southeast 25 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 early this evening then diminishing to southwest 20 after midnight. Wind veering to northwest 15 early Wednesday morning then to north 15 late Wednesday morning.

Snow early this evening changing to rain and ending after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 4 overnight then falling to minus 2 Wednesday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 25 January 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 to 3 early this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 25 January 2022
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 knots increasing to southeast 40 late in the day.

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 3:39 PM EST 24 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5120N 5030W to 5250N 4830W to 5600N 5400W to
5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 10:00 AM 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 10:00 AM AST 25 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today low 1010 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1004 mb located near Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM AST 25 January 2022 An intensifying low pressure system currently over the Gulf of Maine
will move though the Bay of Fundy later today and into the Gulf of St
Lawrence tonight. Strong to gale force southerly winds ahead of the
low will become 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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