Issued 03:00 AM AST 29 January 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to northeast 35 to 45 this morning and to northeast 45 to 55 near noon. Wind diminishing to northeast 25 to 35 late this afternoon then increasing to south 35 to 45 late this evening. Wind increasing to west 50 after midnight then diminishing to west 40 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to west 30 near noon Sunday and to west 20 Sunday evening.
Snow beginning early this morning changing to periods of rain this afternoon and ending near midnight. Flurries Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray Sunday morning and afternoon.
Temperatures plus 2 rising to plus 8 near midnight then falling to minus 4 Sunday morning.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 28 January 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst 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.
Open water except 2 tenths new ice in some sheltered bays.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:06 PM EST 28 January 2022
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
High water level warning in effect
Southwestern ShoreIssued 03:22 AM AST 29 January 2022 Higher than normal water levels are expected or occurring.
High storm surge combined with large waves could give flooding conditions early Sunday morning to vulnerable coastal locations..
Locations: Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia and southern Cape Breton.
Time span: between 4:00 and 8:00 a.m. AST Sunday morning.
High tide: near 6:00 a.m AST
Remarks: An intense winter storm will give high water levels combined with large waves impacting the coast, giving flood conditions and some coastal erosion to areas exposed to the south. This warning may be extended to include Yarmouth County if forecast conditions worsen.
Coastal erosion is possible in vulnerable areas. Exposed coastal areas are at risk of flooding, and vessels and marine infrastructure in those areas are at risk of damage. Marine interests close to the shoreline should stay alert for worsening conditions, especially during high tide.
High water level warnings are issued when water levels pose a threat to coastal regions.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Southwestern ShoreIssued 03:00 AM AST 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.
Southwestern ShoreIssued 03:00 AM AST 29 January 2022
Moderate or severe freezing spray is 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 SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 29 January 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today intensifying low 989 mb located east of
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 968 mb located near Browns Bank.
At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday low 970 mb located near Southwestern Shore.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing low 971 mb located over the
northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday approaching ridge located over Ontario.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:55 AM AST 29 January 2022 An intensifying low pressure system approaching from east of Cape
Hatteras will move to lie near Browns Bank this evening. The low will
move northeastward across Nova Scotia overnight tonight and across
the Gulf of St. Lawrence Sunday morning to lie over Southeastern
Labrador Sunday afternoon.
Gale to storm force northeasterlies are expected north of the low
with gale to storm force southerlies south of it.
Storm surge, rough surf and higher than normal water levels are
expected along the Atlantic Coast of Mainland Nova Scotia and Cape
Breton Island this afternoon and again early on Sunday. A high water
level warning is in effect.
Storm surge, higher than normal water levels and ice rafting are
expected this afternoon in the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters except for Chaleur-Miscou - western half. A gale warning
is in effect for Chaleur-Miscou - western half. Freezing spray
warnings are in effect for Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, southwestern
shore, eastern shore, Cabot Strait - northern half and all Gulf of
St. Lawrence waters.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southeastern half
- 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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