Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 January 2022
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 35 this morning then diminishing to southwest 25 this afternoon except northwest 15 over western sections. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 this evening then veering to north 20 Friday evening.
Periods of snow changing to periods of rain this morning then to periods of snow or rain this evening and ending near noon Friday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 5 this morning then falling to minus 4 Friday evening.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeFirst ice 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.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4505N 6457W to New
Brunswick near 4528N 6518W. Sea ice northeast of the ice edge.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:08 PM EST 19 January 2022
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5125N 5145W to 5215N 5000W to 5425N 5125W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwest CoastIssued 03:00 AM NST 20 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 SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM NST 20 January 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing trough located east of the Marine
At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1007 mb located over eastern Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Friday low 1002 mb located northeast of Belle
At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
By 3:30 p.m. NST today weakening ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:44 AM NST 20 January 2022 A trough of low pressure east of the marine district will depart
further east this morning. Strong to gale force westerlies over
eastern waters will diminish this morning as it moves away.
A low pressure system approaching from the west will track over the
Gulf of St. Lawrence this morning and reach Belle Isle Bank by this
evening. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will develop ahead of
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters, and Northeast Coast.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters except Northeast Gulf - southeastern half,
Southwest Coast, South Coast, and the Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northern half
- Anticosti - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- 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
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- 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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