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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2022

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northeast 15 to 20 knots except northeast 25 over eastern sections. Wind becoming northwest 15 near noon then backing to southwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind backing to south 25 overnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Monday afternoon except south 25 over eastern sections.

Periods of snow ending this morning. Rain or snow Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 3 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 23 January 2022
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over southeastern sections. Seas building to 2 to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 23 January 2022
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.
Thursday Wind west 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday Open water. 

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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 22 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday

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.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 22 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 23 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5145N 5115W to 5305N 4905W to 5545N 5415W to
5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 23 January 2022 Today Tonight and Monday At 3:00 a.m. NST today intensifying low 985 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Monday departing low 977 mb located south of
Greenland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Monday approaching low 1005 mb located south of
the Maritimes.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line east-west over the
Northeast Coast of Newfoundland.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 23 January 2022 An intense low pressure system south of Laurentian Fan will cross the
Grand Banks today before departing to the northeast of the marine
district tonight. Gale to storm force easterly to southerly winds
will spread across southeastern waters today ahead of the low.
Winds will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies this evening
before diminishing overnight in its wake.

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

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
the Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for South Coast, East
Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, and Funk Island Bank.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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