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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 25 January 2022

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 after midnight and to northerly 15 early Wednesday morning.

Snow or rain this evening changing to rain and ending after midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 3 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 25 January 2022
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 25 January 2022
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to east 40 to 50.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 25 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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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 25 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday

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 4332N 6520W to 4500N
6045W to 4615N 5915W to 4755N 6125W to 4700N 6300W to 4730N 6305W to
4945N 5915W to 4725N 5945W to Newfoundland near 4724N 5537W. Sea ice
west then south then west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:09 PM EST 25 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 26 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5110N 5005W to 5245N 4820W to 5600N 5345W to
5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Fourchu

Issued 8:00 PM AST 25 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 8:00 PM AST 25 January 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1009 mb located over the southern
Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Wednesday low 1004 mb located near the Quebec
Lower North Shore.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday approaching ridge located over the
St. Lawrence River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:47 PM AST 25 January 2022 An intensifying low pressure system currently over the Southern Gulf
of St. Lawrence will move though the gulf tonight. Strong to gale
force southerlies ahead of the low will become moderate to strong
northwesterlies behind it.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, Fourchu,
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan and Cabot Strait.

A freezing spray warning is in effect for Anticosti.

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