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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 January 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 25 knots increasing to southeast 40 this evening and to southeast 50 late overnight with gusts to 75 along the Newfoundland coast. Wind diminishing to south 40 Tuesday morning and to south 20 near noon Tuesday. Wind veering to west 25 Tuesday evening.

Rain and fog patches overnight and Tuesday.

Temperatures zero rising to plus 6 near noon Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 January 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening and to 3 to 4 near midnight. Seas building to 4 to 6 late overnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 17 January 2022
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 2 tenths grey ice along parts of the coast. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

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.

Ice Coverage

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

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:50 PM EST 17 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5130N 5235W to 5215N 5045W to 5430N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 3:30 PM NST 17 January 2022

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are 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 17 January 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 978 mb located over New England.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday low 978 mb located over central Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:27 PM NST 17 January 2022 A low pressure system located over New England will track
northeastwards tonight before moving into Labrador by Tuesday
afternoon. Gale to storm force southeasterlies are forecast as the
low passes west of the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf-Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast,
Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank and Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are further advised that freezing spray warnings are
in effect for Belle Isle Bank. Additionally, a high water level
warning is in effect for Southwest Coast for high tide Tuesday
morning.

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