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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 January 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 35 near midnight then diminishing to west 25 overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 near noon Wednesday.

Snow or rain beginning this evening changing to showers and fog patches Wednesday morning and ending near noon Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation and in fog patches.

Temperatures minus 3 to zero rising to plus 4 overnight then falling to minus 4 to minus 1 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 25 January 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over southeastern sections today. Seas building to 3 to 4 near midnight then subsiding to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning and to 1 to 2 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 24 January 2022
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon then increasing to north 15 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 24 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast. 

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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 24 January 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

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 4359N 6440W to 4500N
6045W to 4615N 5915W to 4755N 6125W to 4715N 6300W to 4830N 6200W to
5000N 5900W to 4725N 5945W to Newfoundland near 4724N 5537W. Sea ice
west then south then west then northeast of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 2 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 3:39 PM EST 24 January 2022

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 25 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5239N 5551W to 5120N 5030W to 5250N 4830W to 5600N 5400W to
5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W to 5830N 4700W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 25 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 25 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1001 mb located north of the Avalon
Peninsula.
By 10:00 a.m. NST today departing low 1003 mb located over eastern
Funk Island Bank.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today low 1006 mb located over the Great Lakes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday low 1004 mb located over the Gulf of
St. Lawrence.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Maritimes.
By 8:00 p.m. NST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:58 AM NST 25 January 2022 A low pressure system north of the Avalon Peninsula will continue
northeast today and depart the marine district late this morning.
Strong to gale force southerlies will continue over southeastern
waters ahead of the low and shift to strong northwesterlies today in
its wake.

A second low pressure system will approach the district from the west
on Wednesday to lie over Gulf waters by Wednesday morning. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies to southerlies will spread across the
district tonight into Wednesday ahead of the low before shifting to
strong to gale force southwesterlies to westerlies in its wake.

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

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

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