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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 January 2022

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind northwest 15 to 20 Friday.

Flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray over northern sections late this afternoon and this evening. Freezing spray overnight and Friday.

Temperatures minus 5 to plus 2 falling to minus 15 to minus 7 Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 20 January 2022
Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 20 January 2022
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 20 January 2022 Today Tonight and Friday Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice along the Quebec coast. 

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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 except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice along
the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:04 PM EST 20 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 21 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5115N 5140W to 5230N 4905W to 5425N 5115W 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 20 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 20 January 2022 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1006 mb located over Northeast Gulf.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 1002 mb located northeast of Belle
Isle Bank.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Friday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Grand Banks.

At 3:30 p.m. NST today weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:28 PM NST 20 January 2022 A trough of low pressure over the Gulf of St. Lawrence will track
eastward tonight and Friday. Strong to gale force southwesterlies
ahead of the trough will diminish in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks.

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

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