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Laurentian Fan - northern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind north 25 knots veering to easterly 25 this morning then increasing to easterly 35 early this evening. Wind backing to northerly 40 near midnight then diminishing to northwesterly 20 to 25 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 Sunday afternoon and to light Sunday evening.

Rain beginning this afternoon becoming snow or rain this evening and ending Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.


Issued 05:00 AM AST 22 January 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening and to 4 to 6 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 January 2022
Monday Wind southerly 35 knots becoming northwesterly 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to southerly 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southerly 35 knots diminishing to north 20 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 21 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N
6015W to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6330W to 4830N 6315W to 4845N 6130W to
5000N 5830W to 4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice
south then west then northeast of the ice edge.

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

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:45 PM EST 21 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5115N 5140W to 5230N 4905W to 5425N 5115W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan - northern half

Issued 03:00 AM AST 22 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 22 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today building ridge located over Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located over Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 1008 mb located southwest
of the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 985 mb located over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:52 AM AST 22 January 2022 A deepening low will track south of the marine district today and
east of Laurentian Fan early Sunday morning. Strong to gale force
easterlies will develop this afternoon over southeastern waters.
Gale force northerlies are expected behind the low over Laurentian

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
East Scotian Slope - southern half, Banquereau - southeastern half,
and Laurentian Fan.

A freezing spray warning is in effect for Anticosti - northwestern

Atlantic - Newfoundland Area

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