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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 January 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 this evening then backing to southwest 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 35 Thursday morning then diminishing to southwest 25 Thursday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Periods of rain or snow overnight and Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 3 Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 January 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 19 January 2022
Friday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Saturday Wind north 15 knots.
Sunday Wind north 15 knots veering to east 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water. 

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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 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N
6015W to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6330W to 4831N 6307W to 4845N 6130W to
5011N 5835W to 4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice
south then west then northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6457W to New
Brunswick near 4528N 6518W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:15 PM EST 18 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5130N 5155W to 5215N 5030W to 5425N 5135W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 19 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 NST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 980 mb located over southern Labrador
Sea.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today low 983 mb located north of Labrador Sea.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located over Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday approaching low 1006 mb located near
Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM NST 19 January 2022 A low pressure system located over the Labrador Sea will move off to
the north today. Strong to gale force west to southwesterlies will
diminish as the low moves away.

On Thursday a low pressure system approaching from the west will
track over the Gulf of St. Lawrence during the morning and reach the
Belle Isle Bank by evening. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will
develop ahead of its track.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Belle Isle Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, East Coast, Northeast
Coast, Belle Isle Bank, and Funk Island Bank.

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