East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
Issued 10:00 AM NST 08 February 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind northeast 25 knots with gusts to 35 near Cape Race. Wind becoming northwest 25 near noon then backing to west 20 late overnight. Wind veering to northwest 25 Thursday afternoon.
Snow ending this afternoon. Flurries overnight and Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Freezing spray warning in effect.
Freezing spray beginning Thursday afternoon.
Temperatures plus 1 falling to minus 6 to minus 2 Thursday afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Newfoundland near 4842N 5305W to 4933N 5332W
to 5013N 5512W to 5047N 5323W to 5324N 5057W to 5535N 5319W to 5617N
5558W to 5803N 5746W then northeastward. Sea ice west of the ice
Iceberg BulletinIssued 2:08 PM EST 7 February 2023
Iceberg LimitIceberg 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 CountNo confirmed icebergs.
Warnings (In effect)
East Coast - Cape St. Francis and southIssued 10:00 AM NST 08 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM NST 8 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. NST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the northern Grand Banks.
By 3:30 p.m. NST today departing trough located east of Funk
At 10:00 a.m. NST today low 986 mb located south of the Grand Banks.
By 10:00 a.m. NST Thursday low 977 mb located east of Funk Island
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:02 AM NST 8 February 2023 A trough of low pressure over the Northern Grand Banks will move to
lie east of Funk Island Bank this afternoon before moving away from
the marine district this evening. Gale force east to northeasterlies
north of the trough will give way to strong to gale force southerlies
as it passes.
A low pressure system south of the Grand Banks will pass southeast of
the Grand Banks today before moving to lie east of Funk Island Bank
by Thursday morning. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are
forecast over most waters as it passes by.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf-Port au Port, Belle Isle Bank, Funk Island Bank, and the Grand
Marine interests are also advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all areas with open water except the Grand Banks.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - northeastern half
- Anticosti - southwestern half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northeastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southwestern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast - Ramea and east
- Southwest Coast - west of Ramea
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
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