Issued 09:30 AM NST 03 February 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to east 30 knots near noon then diminishing to variable 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 25 late overnight and to north 45 to 55 Saturday afternoon.
Snow this afternoon tonight and Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures minus 24 rising to minus 11 this evening. Low tonight minus 18. High Saturday minus 14.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 3 February 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5237N 5136W to 5441N 5156W to 5621N 5601W to
5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from 6120N 5739W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Consolidated first-year ice.
Warnings (In effect)
Lake MelvilleIssued 09:30 AM NST 03 February 2023
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 AM NST 3 February 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 a.m. NST today trough located over Labrador Sea.
By 9:30 p.m. NST tonight weakening trough located over Labrador Sea.
At 9:30 a.m. NST today intensifying low 985 mb located over Quebec.
By 9:30 a.m. NST Saturday low 956 mb located north of Groswater Bay.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:30 AM NST 3 February 2023 An intensifying low pressure system over Quebec will track
northeastward to lie over the South Labrador Coast by tonight and
over the Labrador Sea on Saturday. Strong to gale force east to
northerlies ahead of the low will spread across most regions today
and further intensify to storm to hurricane force winds tonight into
Saturday. To the south of the low gale to storm force southwesterlies
are expected. Gale to storm force northwesterlies will develop late
in the day on Saturday in the wake of the low.
Marine interests are advised that hurricane force wind warnings are
in effect for Mid Labrador Coast, South Labrador Sea - northern half
and East Labrador Sea. Storm warnings are in effect for all remaining
waters except South Labrador Coast and Northwest Labrador Sea -
northwestern half where gale warnings are in effect.
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for the Labrador Sea.
Atlantic - Newfoundland Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western 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 - northwestern half
- Laurentian Fan - southeastern 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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