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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 January 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 early this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 late this evening. Wind veering to west 20 Tuesday morning then to northwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Rain changing to showers and fog patches this evening and ending Tuesday morning.

Risk of freezing spray Tuesday evening.

Temperatures plus 2 rising to plus 7 this evening then falling to minus 4 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 17 January 2022
Wednesday Wind northwest 30 knots diminishing to southerly 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 20.
Friday Wind north 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 3:30 PM AST 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 AST 17 January 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 981 mb located over New England.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday departing low 982 mb located over
western Labrador.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today departing ridge located south of
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:19 PM AST 17 January 2022 An intense low pressure system over New England will track
northeastward tonight to lie over Western Labrador by Tuesday
morning. Gale to storm force southeasterly winds ahead of this system
will become strong to gale force westerly winds in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti - western half, which
have gale warnings.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Northumberland Strait, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

Marine interests are also advised that a high water level warning is
in effect for the southern coastline of Newfoundland. Additionally,
higher than normal water levels and rough seas are expected along the
Atlantic Coast near high tide this evening.

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