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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 January 2022

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots veering to west 35 near noon then diminishing to northwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 overnight and to light near noon Monday. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Monday evening.

Flurries ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries.

Risk of freezing spray today and this evening.

Temperatures near minus 2.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 16 January 2022
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 7 to 9 metres subsiding to 5 to 7 near noon and to 3 to 5 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 1 to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 January 2022
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 in the morning then diminishing to south 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to west 35.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 35.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday Ice free. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 15 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4838N 5301W to 4930N 5315W
to 5023N 5447W to 5415N 5324W to 5630N 5652W to 5803N 5738W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 15 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 16 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5135N 5300W to 5215N 5100W to 5430N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

South Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 16 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 16 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today deepening low 959 mb located over the
Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday low 972 mb located near Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching low 987 mb located over the
East Coast of the U.S.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:49 AM NST 16 January 2022 A very intense low pressure system over Northeast Coast will cross
Belle Isle Bank today, then move off towards Greenland. Gale to storm
force southerlies ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm force
northerlies to southwesterlies in its wake. Storm to hurricane force
northwesterlies can be expected for a few hours spanning noon today
over northernmost waters. Winds will start diminishing later today as
the low pulls away.

A second low will approach from the southwest on Monday. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop over southeastern waters
ahead of the low late Monday.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Strait of Belle Isle - eastern half and Belle Isle
Bank. Storm warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast, and Southern Grand
Banks where gale warnings are in effect.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except South Coast and the Grand Banks.

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