Issued 10:00 AM AST 05 February 2023
Today Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 20 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 Monday afternoon then increasing to northeast 35 Monday evening.
Flurries changing to showers this evening then to rain and fog patches Monday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in flurries and in fog patches.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray ending near noon.
Temperatures minus 6 rising to plus 8 overnight.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6511W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4515N 6427W. Sea ice northeast of
the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4352N 6447W to 4540N
5837W to 4755N 6124W to 4725N 6236W to 4849N 6316W to 4844N 6057W to
4934N 6117W to 4953N 5854W to 4721N 5958W to Newfoundland near 4729N
5610W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.
Open water except 3 tenths new ice along parts of the coast.
Iceberg BulletinIssued 1:30 PM EST 5 February 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4905N 4815W to 5045N 4720W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.
Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 5 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.
Iceberg CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
FourchuIssued 10:00 AM AST 05 February 2023
'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.
FourchuIssued 10:00 AM AST 05 February 2023
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 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Newfoundland.
At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Quebec.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday trough located over Newfoundland.
At 8:00 p.m. AST Monday approaching low 996 mb located near
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:54 AM AST 5 February 2023 A trough approaching from Quebec will move to lie over Newfoundland
by Monday morning. Strong to gale force southwesterlies are expected
ahead of the trough. Late on Monday a low approaching from the
southwest will bring gale to possibly storm force northeasterlies to
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, browns banks, Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope,
southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu,
East Scotian Slope, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, Cabot Strait and
Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half.
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for eastern shore, Sable,
East Scotian Slope, Fourchu, Banquereau - northern half, Cabot
Strait, Gulf - Magdalen and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - northwestern half
- Anticosti - southeastern half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Belle Isle Bank
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Coast - north of Cape St. Francis
- Funk Island Bank
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Lake Melville
- Laurentian Fan - northern half
- Laurentian Fan - southern half
- Mid Labrador Coast
- Northeast Coast
- Northeast Gulf
- Northern Grand Banks
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- South Labrador Coast
- South Labrador Sea - southern half
- Strait of Belle Isle
- 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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