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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 January 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 this afternoon and to southeast 30 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 40 near midnight and to southeast 50 to 60 early Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Rain and fog Tuesday.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 8 Tuesday evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 17 January 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas building to 4 to 6 late overnight and to 6 to 8 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 17 January 2022
Wednesday Wind west 35 knots diminishing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

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

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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.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 17 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 17 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5135N 5300W to 5215N 5100W to 5430N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

High water level warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 11:04 AM NST 17 January 2022 Locations: south facing shorelines from Cape Ray to Francois.

Maximum water levels: significantly exceeding high astronomical tide.

Maximum wave heights: near 8 metres, breaking upon approach to shore.

Time span: within 2 hours of high tide near 10 A.M. Tuesday morning.

Coastal flooding is possible, especially during high tide.

High water level warnings are issued when water levels pose a threat to coastal regions.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Storm warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:00 AM NST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located east of the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 982 mb located over New
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday low 978 mb located over western Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NST 17 January 2022 A deepening low pressure system located over New England will track
through the Maritimes tonight before moving into Labrador by Tuesday
afternoon. Gale to storm force southeasterlies are forecast as the
low passes west of the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf-Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast,
Northeast Coast - Cape St. John and south, Belle Isle Bank, Funk
Island Bank and Southwestern Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters.

Marine interests are further advised that freezing spray warnings are
in effect for Strait of Belle Isle, Northeast Coast, Belle Isle Bank
and Funk Island Bank. Additionally, a high water level warning is in
effect for Southwest Coast for high tide Tuesday morning.

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