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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 28 January 2022

Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to south 20 late overnight then increasing to southeast 35 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 Saturday evening.

Rain and fog patches Saturday late in the day.


Issued 06:00 PM NST 28 January 2022
Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon and to 4 to 6 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 28 January 2022
Sunday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 35 to 45 in the morning and to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots veering to north 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4739N 5240W to 4840N 5224W
to 4948N 5325W to 5011N 5459W to 5150N 5237W to 5428N 5154W to 5803N
5618W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:06 PM EST 28 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5050N 4940W to 5205N 4755W to 5930N 5625W to
6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 28 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 28 January 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the northeastern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday dissipating trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the West Coast of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 1003 mb located off
Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday approaching low 969 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Saturday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:58 PM NST 28 January 2022 Strong to gale force southwesterlies over western and northern waters
this evening ahead of a trough of low pressure approaching from the
west will diminish tonight as the trough dissipates over Western

A low pressure system off Cape Hatteras this evening will rapidly
intensify overnight and Saturday as it tracks up the Eastern Seaboard
to lie southwest of Nova Scotia by Saturday evening. Gale to storm
force southeast to northeasterlies will spread across most waters
later on Saturday well ahead of this low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast and Southwestern
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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