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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 January 2023

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind light increasing to southerly 15 to 20 knots this morning and to southerly 20 to 25 early this evening. Wind veering to west 20 overnight then to northwest 15 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to light near noon Sunday then increasing to east 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Snow Sunday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Temperatures minus 7 rising to zero this evening then falling to minus 5 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 28 January 2023
Monday Wind variable 15 to 20 knots diminishing to easterly 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 25.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice in the extreme western section. 

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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 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4542N 6218W to Prince
Edward Island near 4559N 6231W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

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

Third ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6430W to 4905N 6319W to 4853N 6138W to 4948N 6050W to 5106N
5732W to Newfoundland near 4925N 5813W. Sea ice west then east of
the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except 5 tenths new ice including 1 tenth grey ice in the
extreme western section.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 28 January 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over the Marine District.
By 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over Newfoundland.

At 3:30 p.m. AST today trough located from Quebec to New England.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Sunday departing trough located over Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Sunday approaching low located over New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:36 AM AST 28 January 2023 A trough of low pressure will move eastward across the Gulf of St
Lawrence Saturday night. Strong southerly winds ahead of the trough
shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that a gale warning is in effect for
Anticosti. Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.

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