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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 January 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 25 near noon then increasing to east 35 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 45 to 55 early this evening then diminishing to south 35 overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 45 to 55 Sunday morning then diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 Sunday evening.

Flurries changing to rain and fog patches this morning and ending Sunday morning. Flurries Sunday late in the day.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 29 January 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon and to 4 to 6 this evening. Seas building to 6 to 8 after midnight then subsiding to 4 to 6 Sunday morning then building to 6 to 8 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 January 2022
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots veering to north 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 2 tenths new ice in some sheltered bays. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday

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 4818N 6122W to 4933N 5905W to 4725N 5945W to
Newfoundland near 4724N 5537W. Sea ice northwest then northeast of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice in some sheltered bays.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:06 PM EST 28 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 29 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5050N 4940W to 5205N 4755W to 5930N 5625W to
6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 29 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 Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 29 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 990 mb located off Cape
By 3:00 a.m. NST Sunday approaching low 969 mb located over
southwestern Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today dissipating trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the West Coast of Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the eastern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:56 AM NST 29 January 2022 A low pressure system off Cape Hatteras will rapidly intensify today
as it tracks up the Eastern Seaboard, crossing the Maritimes tonight.
The low will continue northeastward across Southeastern Labrador on
Sunday to lie over the South Labrador Sea by Sunday evening. Gale to
storm force southeast to northeasterlies will spread across most
waters later today ahead of this low and shift to gale to storm force
southwesterlies on Sunday as the low tracks to the north.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters and Northeast Coast.

Marine interests are further advised high waves, pounding surf and
elevated waters levels are expected during high tide on Sunday
morning along south and east-facing coastlines from Port aux Basques
to Placentia Bay.

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