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East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM NST 07 February 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 35 knots with gusts to 45 near Cape Race. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 near noon Wednesday.

Snow overnight and Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Freezing spray warning in effect.

Freezing spray along the coast tonight.

Temperatures minus 4 rising to plus 1 Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 07 February 2023
Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM NST 07 February 2023
Thursday Wind west 20 knots veering to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday Open water. 

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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 7 February 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N 5332W
to 5015N 5520W to 5112N 5316W to 5324N 5057W to 5535N 5319W to 5618N
5621W to 5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Issued 2:08 PM EST 7 February 2023

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 Feb estimated from Newfoundland near
5015N 5631W to 4930N 4900W to 5135N 4720W to 5830N 5550W to 6005N
5015W to 5740N 4610W then eastwards.

Western iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 8 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

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 8:00 PM NST 07 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.

Freezing spray warning in effect

East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south

Issued 8:00 PM NST 07 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 8:00 PM NST 7 February 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight trough located south of the Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST Wednesday trough located east of Funk Island Bank.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight low 990 mb located southwest of the
Grand Banks.
By 8:00 p.m. NST Wednesday low 984 mb located east of the Grand
Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. NST tonight ridge located on a line east-west over
Belle Isle Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday ridge located east of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:56 PM NST 7 February 2023 A trough of low pressure just south of the Grand Banks will remain
nearly stationary this evening before moving east of Funk Island Bank
by Wednesday afternoon. Gale force northeasterlies north of the
trough will give way to moderate to strong southerlies as it passes.

A low pressure system southwest of the Grand Banks will move
northeastward and pass just southeast of the Grand Banks on
Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are forecast over
southern and eastern waters as it passes by.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
South Coast, East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south, Funk Island
Bank, and the Grand Banks.

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

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