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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 near midnight and to southwest 15 Thursday morning. Wind increasing to south 35 Thursday afternoon then diminishing to southwest 25 Thursday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Periods of snow Thursday morning changing to periods of rain and fog patches. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections tonight and Thursday morning.

Temperatures minus 1 becoming minus 5 to minus 1 this evening rising to plus 5 Thursday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 January 2022

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres except 5 over southern sections today and this evening.

East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis

Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2022
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 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 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5030N 5519W to 5246N 5358W to 5444N 5456W to 5544N 5633W to 5803N
5738W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:08 PM EST 19 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5125N 5145W to 5215N 5000W to 5425N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 3:30 PM 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 19 January 2022

Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 3:30 PM NST 19 January 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 1010 mb located over Northeast Gulf.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM NST 19 January 2022 A trough of low pressure over the Belle Isle Bank will move east of
the district tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies behind the
trough will diminish as it 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 south to
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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