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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 05 February 2023

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 early Monday morning and to light Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to north 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Flurries becoming showers or flurries near midnight.

Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 3 overnight.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 05 February 2023
Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 05 February 2023
Tuesday Wind northeast 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 5 February 2023 Today Tonight and Monday Open water except 5 tenths new ice in a few bays along the 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 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 new ice in a few bays along the coast.

 

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)

Gale warning in effect

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 05 February 2023

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Warnings (Ended)

Freezing spray warning ended

Southwest Coast

Issued 8:00 PM NST 05 February 2023
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM NST 5 February 2023 Tonight and Monday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Monday trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the northern Grand Banks.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NST 5 February 2023 A trough of low pressure will approach from the west tonight and
sweep across the marine district on Monday. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will spread across most waters tonight ahead of the
trough. Winds will diminish to moderate to strong north to
northwesterlies on Monday in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Strait of Belle Isle.

Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for Gulf waters, Northeast Coast, and Belle Isle Bank.

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