Issued 03:00 AM AST 18 January 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southerly 40 to 50 knots diminishing to westerly 20 this afternoon then increasing to west 30 to 35 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 25 Wednesday afternoon and to west 15 Wednesday evening.
Rain and fog patches with a risk of thunderstorms changing to scattered showers this afternoon then to flurries after midnight and ending Wednesday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 17 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday
Ice EdgeIce 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.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:50 PM EST 17 January 2022
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 18 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5130N 5235W to 5215N 5045W to 5430N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Laurentian FanIssued 03:00 AM AST 18 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 SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 978 mb located over Quebec.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today departing low 980 mb located over Labrador.
At 10:00 a.m. AST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Gulf of Maine.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday ridge located over Cape Breton Island.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Wednesday approaching low 1005 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:54 AM AST 18 January 2022 An intense low pressure system over Southern Quebec will move to lie
over Labrador by this afternoon. Gale to storm force southeasterly
winds ahead of the low become strong to gale force westerly winds
In its wake.
Another low pressure system will approach from Quebec on Wednesday
bringing strong to gale force southwesterlies to southwestern waters
late in the day.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, East Scotian
Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and
Anticosti - eastern half. Gale warnings are in effect for all
remaining waters except Fundy and Northumberland Strait.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan,
Lurcher, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable,
Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait,
Chaleur-Miscou, Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.
Marine interests are also advised that a high water level warning is
in effect for the southern coastline of Newfoundland this morning.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast - Ramea and east
- Southwest Coast - west of Ramea
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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