Issued 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 near noon then increasing to southwest 25 to 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 Thursday morning and to variable 15 Thursday afternoon.
Scattered showers beginning overnight becoming flurries or showers Thursday evening.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray ending near noon.
Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 7 overnight then falling to plus 2 Thursday evening.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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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 2:15 PM EST 18 January 2022
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 19 Jan estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5210N 5550W to 5130N 5155W to 5215N 5030W to 5425N 5135W to
5600N 5500W to 5920N 5655W to 6035N 5210W then eastwards.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
Southwestern ShoreIssued 10:00 AM AST 19 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 10:00 AM AST 19 January 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today departing low 979 mb located over Labrador
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 1005 mb located over southern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday low 1005 mb located north of Newfoundland.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Thursday trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over West Scotian Slope.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:57 AM AST 19 January 2022 Strong to gale force westerlies over the marine district will
gradually diminish today as an intense low pressure system over the
Labrador Sea moves slowly away.
A second low pressure system approaching from Quebec will move to lie
north of Newfoundland Thursday evening. Winds will increase to strong
to gale force southerlies ahead of the low then become moderate to
strong northwesterlies behind it.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait
and Gulf - Magdalen.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for southwestern shore, LaHave
Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait and all
Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.
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
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western 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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