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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM NST 28 January 2022

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots diminishing to south 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to southeast 25 near noon Saturday. Wind increasing to east 35 Saturday afternoon and to southeast 45 to 55 Saturday evening.

Flurries changing to rain and fog patches Saturday morning.

Temperatures minus 3 rising to plus 5 Saturday evening.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 28 January 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Saturday afternoon and to 4 to 6 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 28 January 2022
Sunday Wind south 35 to 45 knots increasing to southwest 45 to 55 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind southwest 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15.
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots veering to north 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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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 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 1:30 PM EST 28 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 28 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5055N 4940W to 5220N 4750W to 5605N 5325W 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 10:00 AM NST 28 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 10:00 AM NST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 p.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Quebec Lower North Shore.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday dissipating trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the West Coast of Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight intensifying low 1003 mb located off
Cape Hatteras.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Saturday approaching low 969 mb located southwest
of Nova Scotia.

At 10:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over the southwestern
Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday ridge located east of the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM NST 28 January 2022 Strong to gale force southwesterlies over western and northern waters
today ahead of a trough of low pressure approaching from the west
will diminish tonight as the trough dissipates over Western

A low pressure system off Cape Hatteras this evening will rapidly
intensify overnight and Sunday as it tracks up the Eastern Seaboard
to lie southwest of Nova Scotia by Sunday evening. Gale to storm
force southeast to northeasterlies will spread across most waters
later on Sunday well ahead of this low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Gulf - Port au Port, Southwest Coast, South Coast and Southwestern
Grand Banks. Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters
except Funk Island Bank.

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

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