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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 February 2023

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind north 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 15 to 20 this afternoon then veering to northeast 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon. Wind veering to southeast 15 Tuesday evening.

Flurries ending this evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in flurries.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water freezing spray beginning this evening and ending Tuesday afternoon.

Temperatures minus 8 to minus 2 falling to minus 14 to minus 6 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 AM NST 06 February 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 or less Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 06 February 2023
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 15 in the morning then increasing to west 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25.
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 5 tenths grey ice near parts of the Quebec north shore. 

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Map of Atlantic - Newfoundland marine weather areas Banquereau - 44139 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 Blanc-Sablon Airport Cap Whittle Chevery Natashquan Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport Miscou Island Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang Ingonish Beach North Mountain St.Paul Island J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Argentia Berry Hill Bonavista Burgeo Cape Race Corner Brook Daniel's Harbour Englee Ferolle Point La Scie Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Anthony Airport St. John's Int'l Airport St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Twillingate Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse Grates Cove Pool's Island Marticot Island Long Pond Cartwright Airport Mary's Harbour
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday

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 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.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths grey ice near parts of the Quebec north
shore.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:30 PM EST 5 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4910N 4800W to 5055N 4640W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 6 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 - Port au Port

Issued 03:00 AM NST 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 3:00 AM NST 6 February 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Grand Banks.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday approaching low 978 mb located south of
Nova Scotia.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today ridge located over Quebec.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Tuesday ridge located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM NST 6 February 2023 A trough of low pressure over Newfoundland will continue eastward to
lie over the Grand Banks by Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough diminish to moderate to strong
north to northwesterlies in its wake.

On Tuesday a low pressure system will approach from the southwest.
Strong to gale force northeasterlies and southerlies will develop
over southern waters with this system.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle, Gulf waters and Northeast Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Southwest Coast, East Coast - north of Cape
St. Francis, and Belle Isle Bank.

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