Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 January 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 30 knots veering to west 25 this morning then increasing to northwest 30 to 35 near noon. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 overnight and to west 10 to 15 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 25 Wednesday afternoon and to southwest 35 Wednesday evening.
Showers changing to flurries this morning and ending after midnight. Scattered showers Wednesday evening.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray late this evening overnight and Wednesday morning.
Temperatures plus 6 falling to minus 4 near midnight then rising to plus 8 Wednesday evening.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce 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.
Warnings (In effect)
LurcherIssued 03:00 AM AST 18 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.
LurcherIssued 03:00 AM AST 18 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 978 mb located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 980 mb located over Labrador.
At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday ridge located over Cape Breton Island.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday approaching low 1005 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:54 AM AST 18 January 2022 An intense low pressure system over Southern Quebec will move to lie
over Labrador by this afternoon. Gale to storm force southeasterly
winds ahead of the low become strong to gale force westerly winds
In its wake.
Another low pressure system will approach from Quebec on Wednesday
bringing strong to gale force southwesterlies to southwestern waters
late in the day.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and
Anticosti - eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Fundy and Northumberland Strait.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait,
Chaleur-Miscou, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Marine interests are also advised that a high water level warning is
in effect for the southern coastline of Newfoundland this morning.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast - Ramea and east
- Southwest Coast - west of Ramea
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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