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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 03 February 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 this morning then veering to southwest 35 this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 45 to 55 overnight then diminishing to southwest 35 to 45 near noon Saturday. Wind veering to northwest 45 Saturday evening.

Snow changing to flurries near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Over open water moderate freezing spray beginning this evening becoming severe overnight.

Temperatures minus 6 to zero falling to minus 16 to minus 8 this evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 02 February 2023
Tonight and Friday. Outside the ice edge seas 1 metre or less building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 3 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 03 February 2023
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday Bergy water except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice along the Quebec coast. 

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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 2 February 2023 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4538N 6452W to
4515N 6500W to Nova Scotia near 4515N 6427W. Sea ice northeast of
the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4551N 6200W to 4630N
6145W to 4700N 6330W to 4800N 6245W to 4900N 6330W to 4845N 6130W to
5020N 5800W to Newfoundland near 4926N 5812W. Sea ice west then
northeast of the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Bergy water except 9 tenths new ice including 4 tenths grey ice
along the Quebec coast.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 2 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4900N 4900W to 5050N 4745W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 3 Feb estimated from Quebec near
5110N 5845W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs except less than 10 icebergs northeast of the
western iceberg limit.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 03:00 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

Northeast Gulf

Issued 03:00 AM NST 03 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 3 February 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the Maritimes.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Saturday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Belle Isle Bank.

By 10:00 a.m. NST Saturday approaching low 954 mb located over
southern Labrador Sea.

At 3:00 a.m. NST today departing ridge located over the Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:55 AM NST 3 February 2023 A trough of low pressure will approach the marine district from the
southwest this morning and cross Newfoundland today. The trough will
continue northward across Belle Isle Bank tonight to lie north of the
marine district by Saturday morning. Gale to storm force south to
southeasterlies will spread across most waters today ahead of the
trough and veer to gale to storm force westerlies in its wake.

Late on Saturday, a low pressure system over the Labrador Sea will
move southward into Belle Isle Bank. Gale to storm force
northwesterlies are expected over western waters late in the period
behind the low.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
all waters.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all waters.

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