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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 30 January 2023

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 25 early this evening and to west 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning then becoming southwest 15 Tuesday evening.

Showers ending this evening. Snow or rain Tuesday evening. Fog patches dissipating overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and in precipitation.


Issued 06:00 AM NST 30 January 2023
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 near noon then subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 30 January 2023
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 50 to 60.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday Open water except consolidated grey ice in a few sheltered bays. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 30 January 2023 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N
5332W to 5015N 5520W to 5219N 5314W to 5453N 5247W to 5627N 5609W to
5803N 5704W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 6132N 5754W to 6200N 5721W then
northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water except consolidated grey ice in a few sheltered bays.


Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 1:30 PM EST 30 January 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Newfoundland near
5025N 5635W to 4930N 4900W to 5000N 4735W to 5100N 4720W to 5815N
5630W to 6005N 5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 30 Jan estimated from Quebec near
5120N 5832W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5725W.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

East Coast

Issued 3:30 PM NST 30 January 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM NST 30 January 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. NST today low 1008 mb located over Funk Island Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday departing low 1005 mb located east of
the Marine District.

At 10:00 a.m. NST Tuesday trough located over Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Tuesday trough located from Belle Isle Bank to
Sable Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:27 PM NST 30 January 2023 A low pressure system over Funk Island Bank will continue to track
northeastwards to lie east of the marine district by tomorrow
morning. Strong to gale force south to southwesterlies can be
expected to the east and south of the low's track this afternoon and
tonight. Winds will diminish to light to moderate from west to east
in its wake through Tuesday morning.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Southwest Coast, South Coast, East Coast, Funk Island Bank, and the
Grand Banks.

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

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