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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 early this evening and to variable 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 early Thursday morning except northeast 20 along the Quebec coast. Wind increasing to southwest 30 near noon Thursday then diminishing to northwest 15 Thursday evening.

Flurries this afternoon. Periods of snow or rain Thursday morning and afternoon changing to flurries. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray ending near midnight.

Temperatures minus 12 to minus 7 rising to minus 4 to plus 2 Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 19 January 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 early this evening and to 1 to 2 near midnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 19 January 2022
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to south 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday Open water except 2 tenths grey 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 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday

Ice Edge

First 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.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6457W to New
Brunswick near 4528N 6518W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

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

 

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)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Port au Port

Issued 3:30 PM NST 19 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 19 January 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Thursday trough located east of the Marine
District.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located over the Maritimes.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Funk Island Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today low located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Thursday low 1010 mb located over Northeast Gulf.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 PM NST 19 January 2022 A trough of low pressure over the Belle Isle Bank will move east of
the district tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies behind the
trough will diminish as it moves away.

On Thursday a low pressure system approaching from the west will
track over the Gulf of St. Lawrence during the morning and reach the
Belle Isle Bank by evening. Strong to gale force south to
southwesterlies will develop ahead of its track.

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

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

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