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Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 06 February 2023

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind north 25 knots veering to northeast 20 late overnight then diminishing to northeast 15 late Tuesday morning. Wind veering to southeast 10 to 15 early Tuesday evening.

Flurries this evening.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray ending Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near minus 6.

Waves

Issued 05:00 PM AST 06 February 2023

Gulf - Magdalen - northern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this evening.

Gulf - Magdalen - southern half

Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 early this evening and to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 06 February 2023
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice in the western section. 

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First 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 4519N 6058W 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.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 7 tenths new ice including 3 tenths grey ice in
the western section.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:00 PM EST 6 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4915N 4845W to 5120N 4710W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 7 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Freezing spray warning in effect

Gulf - Magdalen - northwestern half

Issued 8:00 PM AST 06 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 6 February 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing trough located over eastern
Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 986 mb located near Georges Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 988 mb located south of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:46 PM AST 6 February 2023 An intense low pressure system near Georges Bank will drift
Slowly away to the southeast on Tuesday. Gale to storm force
northeasterlies are expected over the southern half of
The marine district with this system.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.
Gale warnings are in effect for Grand Manan, Lurcher, browns banks,
southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu,
Banquereau and Laurentian Fan. Freezing spray warnings are in effect
for Fundy, Grand Manan, Cabot Strait, Northumberland Strait, Gulf -
Magdalen, and Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half.

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