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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 January 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 25 this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 Thursday morning. Wind veering to northwest 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Flurries beginning early this evening changing to showers this evening and ending Thursday morning. Showers Thursday afternoon changing to flurries.

Low tonight minus 4. High Thursday plus 6.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 19 January 2022
Friday Wind north 20 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20.

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

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.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM AST 19 January 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 979 mb located over Labrador
Sea.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1005 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday low 1005 mb located north of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over West Scotian Slope.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:00 PM AST 19 January 2022 A low pressure system approaching from Quebec will move to lie north
of Newfoundland Thursday evening. Winds will increase to strong to
gale force southwesterlies ahead of the low then become moderate to
strong northwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher and Cabot Strait.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Banquereau, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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