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Laurentian Fan

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 January 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeasterly 35 this morning then diminishing to west 15 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 25 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 overnight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning then increasing to southeast 15 Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 Tuesday evening.

Rain ending this evening. Showers Tuesday evening with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 05:00 AM AST 24 January 2022

Laurentian Fan - northwestern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 Tuesday morning then building to 2 Tuesday evening.

Laurentian Fan - southeastern half

Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 4 near noon then subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Tuesday then building to 2 to 3 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 January 2022
Wednesday Wind southerly 30 knots diminishing to northerly 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 23 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday Ice free. 

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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 23 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4525N 6524W to Nova
Scotia near 4504N 6501W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4417N 6415W to 4418N
6408W to 4425N 6331W to 4512N 6054W to 4607N 5923W to 4625N 6024W to
4645N 6014W to Cape Breton near 4650N 6019W. Sea ice north then west
of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N
6015W to 4755N 6125W to 4725N 6229W to 4827N 6154W to 4946N 5839W to
4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice southwestern
then northwest then east then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 23 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 24 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5140N 5055W to 5300N 4855W to 5545N 5415W to
5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Laurentian Fan

Issued 03:00 AM AST 24 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 3:00 AM AST 24 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 1004 mb located south of East Scotian
Slope.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1002 mb located northeast of
Banquereau.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 1011 mb located over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday low 1011 mb located near Anticosti Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:33 AM AST 24 January 2022 A low pressure system will track northeastward across the
southeastern marine district today. Strong to gale force southeast
winds are forecast to develop to the east of the low.

On Tuesday, another low will track over the Maritimes spreading
strong southerly winds across much of the district. It is possible
that these winds could reach gale force over eastern regions late in
the day.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan.

A freezing spray warning is in effect for Anticosti - northwestern
half.

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