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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 January 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25 this afternoon except northwest 15 over western sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 this evening then veering to north 20 Friday evening.

Periods of rain changing to periods of snow or rain this evening and ending near noon Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 4 Friday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 20 January 2022
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2022
Saturday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeast 25 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20.
Monday Wind southwest 20 knots becoming variable 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2022 Today Tonight and Friday 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 20 January 2022 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4653N 6020W to 4705N
6015W to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6330W to 4830N 6315W to 4845N 6130W to
5000N 5830W to 4730N 6000W to Newfoundland near 4728N 5608W. Sea ice
south then west then northeast of the ice edge.

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

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:08 PM EST 19 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5125N 5145W to 5215N 5000W to 5425N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 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 10:00 AM NST 20 January 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 1006 mb located near Anticosti Island.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 1002 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:00 AM NST 20 January 2022 A low pressure system near Anticosti Island will track northeastward
today and reach Belle Isle Bank by this evening. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will spread ahead of its track.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Northeast Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Northeast Gulf - southeastern half,
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, and the Grand Banks.

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